Commander Navy Region Southwest CNRSW police guard the entrance of the Naval Base Ventura County at Port Hueneme, Calif.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Dead whale floats in at Port Hueneme naval base

  PORT HUENEME, Calif. (AP) — Scientists will try to determine what killed a 40-foot whale that floated into the port at the Port Hueneme naval base. Kimberly Gearhart, a public affairs officer with the […]



Float plane pilot narrowly avoids surfacing whale (Video)

The pilot of a float plane landing on a lake in Angoon, Alaska nearly struck a whale as it was surfacing!


An orca whale breaches as the pod swims through Liberty Bay in Poulsbo, Wash., July 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Meegan M. Reid, file)

Years of research reveal more about iconic orcas

SEATTLE (AP) — Scientists studying southern resident killer whales for the past decade now know they are among the most contaminated marine mammals, with pollutants particularly high in the youngest whales, according to information released […]


FILE - In a Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, dozens of pilot whales are stranded in shallow water in a remote area of Florida's Everglades National Park. Wildlife officials are ceasing efforts to rescue a pod of whales that was stranded in the Everglades after losing sight of the marine mammals. The National Park Service says aerial and boat survey teams could not locate the whales Saturday, Dec. 7, a potentially encouraging sign that they have moved farther offshore. While authorities are hopeful the whales are headed back to the deeper, colder waters that form their natural habitat, they cannot say for sure. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Officials find 11 dead whales in Fla. Keys

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — National wildlife officials say 11 whales believed to be part of a pod that was stranded in the Everglades are dead. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official Blair Mase […]


After conducting a necropsy volunteers and staff from NOAA, FWC, MMC wash bloodied hands in the Gulf of Mexico on a dead pilot whale Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 at Highland Beach in The Everglades of Florida. (AP Photo/Naples Daily News, Corey Perrine)

Workers try again to save whales in Everglades

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife workers are returning to Everglades National Park in Florida on Thursday to try leading 41 pilot whales out of dangerously shallow waters and back to the ocean where […]


Tuesday, Dec. , 2013: pilot whales are stranded on a beach in a remote area of the western portion of Everglades National Park, Fla. (AP Photo/National Park Service)

10 whales dead, dozens stranded in Everglades

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — Federal officials say 10 of the dozens of whales stranded in Florida’s Everglades National Park are now dead. Blair Mase, a spokeswoman for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, […]


Blue whale (AP Photo).

Ships urged to slow down for whales outside SF Bay

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) – The Coast Guard is asking large ships off the Northern California coast to slow down to avoid collisions with endangered whales feasting on an abundance of krill around the Farallon […]


Experience LA With Maggie McKay

GORGEOUS weather this weekend so let’s take advantage of it and get outdoors. I have two ideas for you – click here.


(Photo credit: The Port of Los Angeles)

Dead whale found stuck to ship’s bow at LA port

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a dead whale has been found stuck to the bow of a cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles.



Animal Winter Games: Whale Migration Marathon

Every spring, a series of epic battles are fought in the waters off America’s west coast. It’s the season when killer whales hunt their largest prey — gray whales that are migrating up the coast. […]




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