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Apr 19, 2013 at 2:08 PM
At first glance, the marshy, muddy coastline of Bay Jimmy in southeast Louisiana appears healthy three years after the nation's worst offshore oil spill. Brown pelicans and seagulls cruise the shoreline, plucking fish and crabs from the water....
Apr 8, 2013 at 8:16 AM
La Jolla's jagged coastline is strictly protected by environmental laws to ensure the San Diego community remains the kind of seaside jewel that has attracted swanky restaurants, top-flight hotels and some of the nation's rich and famous, including...
Jan 24, 2013 at 5:01 PM
Hornets owner Tom Benson is changing his team's nickname to the Pelicans and said the switch will create a bond with the city that could lead to a championship.
Jan 23, 2013 at 4:05 PM
The New Orleans Hornets are moving ahead with plans to change their name to the Pelicans next season, people familiar with the decision said.
Jul 19, 2012 at 1:21 PM

NEWPORT, Ore. - The dead birds showed up on the beach not far from where a dock from a Japanese port washed up.

The juxtaposition put attention on the bird bodies.

Oregon State University professor Rob Suryan says...
Jul 18, 2012 at 2:37 PM
The dead birds showed up on the beach not far from where a dock from a Japanese port washed up.
Aug 31, 2011 at 6:36 PM
Game wardens say nature - not man - is to blame for nearly a dozen brown pelicans that have surfaced along California's Central Coast with huge puncture wounds in their chest.
Jun 28, 2011 at 12:59 PM
The unusual visit last week of two long-beaked dolphins to waters outside Olympia was just the latest in a string of strange animal sightings in and around Pacific Northwest waters.
May 16, 2011 at 12:28 PM
Under bright sunny skies and a brisk wind May 12, Wildlife Center of the North Coast released six Brown Pelicans back into the wild.
Aug 2, 2010 at 8:08 AM
Even the people who make their living off the seafood-rich waters of Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish have a hard time swallowing the government's assurances that fish harvested in the shallow, muddy waters just offshore must be safe to eat because...
Jul 29, 2010 at 5:26 PM
"Who would have thought that a pelican, of all things ..." | And other observations from scientists studying birds on the Oregon Coast. >>> Photo Gallery
Jun 11, 2010 at 7:25 AM
So the Gulf oil spill has you ready to quit petroleum cold turkey? Louisiana's brown pelicans have more of a chance of avoiding Big Oil than you do.
Jun 10, 2010 at 7:58 AM
Of all the efforts by all the workers and volunteers responding now to the nation's worst offshore spill, the attempts to cleanse these animals and set them free tug hardest on the heartstrings. Even if the results are up for debate.
Jun 8, 2010 at 8:53 AM
Clean-up crews are removing blobs of oil that have washed ashore in Louisiana, Alabama and Florida. Meantime, the disaster is taking a toll on the oil-drenched sea life and birds, especially brown pelicans.
Jun 7, 2010 at 9:43 PM
The cap on the blown-out well in the Gulf is capturing a half-million gallons a day, or anywhere from one-third to three-quarters of the oil spewing from the bottom of the sea, officials said Monday.