The violent rise and collapse of an underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean is captured in startling clarity for the first time.
NOAA scientists and their colleagues have discovered a biological marker in the blood of laboratory zebrafish and marine mammals that shows when they have been repeatedly exposed to low levels of domoic acid, which is potentially toxic at high levels.
NOAA has selected Oregon State University (OSU) to continue a federal/academic research partnership that extends NOAA’s ability to study marine resources in the Pacific Northwest. The award means that NOAA will continue funding the Cooperative Institute for Marine Resource Studies (CIMRS), which was established at Oregon State in 1982, for at least five and up to 10 more years.
NOAA scientists have found that pressure from increasing coastal populations, ship and boat groundings, marine debris, poaching, and climate change are critically threatening the health of the Florida Keys ecosystem.
NOAA today released a comprehensive draft management plan and environmental assessment for Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary in American Samoa.
NOAA today released the final management plan and environmental assessment for the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary in Washington state.
Mariners along the U.S. east coast can now download a new iPad and iPhone application that warns them when they enter areas of high risk of collision with critically endangered North Atlantic right whales.
NOAA today released a comprehensive draft management plan and environmental assessment for the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary for public review and comment. The plan will serve as a roadmap for addressing issues facing the sanctuary over the next five years.
NOAA’s Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is seeking public comment to guide a review of the sanctuary’s marine zones and regulations that will shape Florida Keys marine conservation for the next 20 years.
NOAA’s Fisheries Service is issuing two incidental harassment authorizations to Shell for energy exploration activities in shallow waters in the Arctic during a limited period this summer.