MOSS LANDING (CBS/AP) — Officials say a fisherman spotted a distressed humpback whale that was entangled in Monterey Bay and followed the animal until rescuers arrived, helping to save its life. 124 more words
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I’m writing this from Kugaaruk, a community of about 800 people in Nunavut’s Kitikmeot Region. Kugaaruk is on the southeast side of Pelly Bay, which at its north end opens up into the Gulf of Boothia, in the Canadian Arctic. 2,724 more words
MONTEREY (CBS SF) — A wild sea otter that entered the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Great Tide Pool gave birth to a pup Saturday.
The birth took place in the afternoon as visitors and staff looked on, according to aquarium officials. 77 more words
When I was a little girl I wanted the glamorous job of being a marine biologist. From a very young age I was fascinated by the sea and the sheer size of the beautiful creatures in it, and as I grew older and learned more I became increasingly interested, specifically in marine mammals. 1,030 more words
POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE (CBS SF) — There’s a new five year plan aimed at protecting endangered marine species, including three that make their home in and around Marin County. 78 more words