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Lolita, the main attraction of the Miami Seaquarium, died at 57. The female marine animal was the second-oldest orca in captivity after Corky at SeaWorld San Diego.
The island of Maui has been rocked by devastating wildfires that have claimed at least 101 lives and destroyed entire towns, including historic Lahaina.
Do you think you've been stung by the Portuguese man-of-war? The following guide will help identify a sting and take appropriate action.
A new study from UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography uses nearly a century of data to show that the average heights of winter waves along the California coast have increased as climate change has heated the planet.
The ocean is home to one of the most astonishing creatures in the animal kingdom - the blue whale.
The French freediver broke a new world record on July 20 in Dean's Blue Hole, Long Island, Bahamas, by diving to 122 meters (400 feet) without an oxygen tank.