Waves have always pounded the California coast. But as seas rise over the remaining century, they will become stronger and more frequent.
The proposal would essentially end a 30-year effort to reestablish critically endangered American red wolves in the wild.
Even other federal agencies questioned USDA Wildlife Services' justification for trapping, poisoning and shooting wild animals targeted as a nuisance.
Obama's national ocean policy, created during the Deepwater Horizon disaster, called on the federal government to work with states and local governments to enhance and protect oceans.
China's ban on importing most of the scrap material that it accepted for a quarter-century could overwhelm recycling programs in the U.S.
After years of failing grades, the latest report card shows each of the bay's 15 regions “is holding steady or significantly improving.”
Nearly half a million dollars had already been spent when the study was halted, the Interior Department's inspector general found.
The widening global campaign to rid the world of plastic straws and bags — to keep millions of tons of them out of the ocean — has been endorsed by individuals such as Tom Brady and groups such as the Girl Scouts.
Yellowstone Superintendent Daniel Wenk hoped to have more time for a bison project and other wildlife work.
Activists and officials are enacting obstacles that are spreading to neighboring states.