Massive Amounts of Toxic Algae Threaten West Coast U.S.

Massive Amounts of Toxic Algae Threaten West Coast U.S.

A unusually large mass of toxic algae is spreading in the waters off the West Coast of the United States, threatening ocean animals and even humans. What is now being referred to as “red tide” is an extraordinarily lethal bloom of algae that has caused deadly infections in dolphins and sea lions in the near-Pacific […]

Global Warming Causing Sea Lions to Starve?

Global Warming Causing Sea Lions to Starve?

Global warming may be causing sea lions to starve due to warmer ocean temperatures. Recent reports have indicated rising ocean temperatures may be to blame for missing sardines and mackerel usually found near the California coast, as well as crustaceans found near the shore. This also may be why more sea lions are becoming stranded […]