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Sep 5, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
California blue whales have just become the first whales to recover their population numbers after whaling, which nearly drove the marine mammals to extinction. Continue reading →
Mar 13, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Waters off the California coast were once home to a porpoise that used a long, lower snout to hunt for food. Continue reading →
Feb 6, 2014 11:27 AM ET // Tim Wall
Five million years ago, before the Ice Ages, strange mammals resided along the Pacific coast near modern San Francisco. Continue reading →
Jan 11, 2011 03:05 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
More than 100 dead birds were recently found in a cluster near Highway 101 in the Wine Country region of California.
Jan 25, 2011 03:58 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Sea otter deaths off the coast of California have some pointing fingers at sharks.
Sep 9, 2011 05:26 PM ET // Tim Wall
California legislature has passed a ban on sales and trade of shark fins, marking the final end of shark fin soup in the lower continental west coast of the United States.
Mar 17, 2011 05:11 AM ET // Tim Wall
Pollution is causing a significant barrier to sea star breeding off the coast of California - more so than the varied marine topography along the rest of the western United States.