Marine mystery disease along Pacific Coast baffles scientists

Marine mystery disease along Pacific Coast baffles scientists

Sea stars up and down the Pacific Coast are dying off in record numbers, and scientists say they can't figure out what's going on. Reports indicate that in some areas of Washington State, for instance, upwards of 80 percent of the sea star population has vanishe

Early days of Earth’s sixth mass biological extinction event

Early days of Earth’s sixth mass biological extinction event

An international team of scientists warns that loss and decline of animals is contributing to what appears to be the early days of the planet's sixth mass biological extinction event. The planet's current biodiversity, they claim, is the highest in history of li

Millions of fish around the world are mysteriously dying… but why?

Millions of fish around the world are mysteriously dying… but why?

Millions upon millions of fish and sea creatures are dying around the world, but it's all very mysterious, as there does not appear to be much explanation for it, logical or otherwise.When more than six tons of fish died recently in Marina del Ray, it made headlines

Marine mammals mysteriously dying in record numbers along West Coast

Marine mammals mysteriously dying in record numbers along West Coast

More sick and dying animals are washing up on the coast of California, with new reports indicating record numbers of young sea lions, seals, and other marine mammals being admitted to care shelters for rehabilitation. The Orange County Register reports that th

Mass death of dinosaurs in northern China caused by volcanic eruption

Mass death of dinosaurs in northern China caused by volcanic eruption

Well preserved fossils found at the Jehol Biota, northeast China, suggest that a volcanic eruption in the Cretaceous Era may have caused the mass death of dinosaurs in that region. The fossil formations were similar to remains uncovered from the Roman city of