Slogging through muck and venturing out on kayaks, volunteers along North Carolina's seashore are rescuing sea turtles that become stunned when the water turns cold and get stuck in coastal sounds, unable to save themselves.
SALEM, Ore. - Oregon has mobilized a tsunami debris hotline and a network of disposal sites up and down the coast in response to debris washing up on the beach from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The death toll from Hurricane Irene continued to grow as the raging storm opened its assault on the Eastern Seaboard on Saturday, lashing the North Carolina coast with 115-mph winds before churning northward, spreading destruction up the coast.
Hurricane Irene could hit anywhere from North Carolina to New York this weekend, leaving officials in the path of uncertainty to make a delicate decision. Should they tell tourists to leave during one of the last weeks of the multibillion-dollar summer season?
From the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
Thousands of Gray whales will be on a fast track south by the time Oregon's annual whale watch week begins Dec. 26.
The migrating whales have already been seen passing the Oregon coast on their way...