Latest Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Stories
In 1901, the SS City of Rio de Janeiro sank in the Gulf of Farallones (San Francisco), killing 120 people. For the first time since, we stunning sonar images of the wreck.
NOAA researchers have announced the discovery of several shipwrecks in the waters just outside San Francisco’s Golden Gate strait, as part of an on-going investigation into the “ghost ships” that can reveal much about the maritime and cultural history of the area.
PALM DESERT, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Earth has organized a very unique fundraiser, which is scheduled to start in the middle of August at the famous Monterey Bay, located on California's Central Pacific Ocean Coast.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating San Francisco Bay's enigmatic shark species, Aquarium of the Bay, in partnership with Sea Stewards, presents SHARKtober, a month-long event focusing on the local shark population.
By Julia Scott, San Mateo County Times, Calif. Aug. 2--A large number of dead harbor porpoises have been washing up on beaches in San Mateo County and elsewhere in the Bay Area this summer, and marine mammal experts are at a loss to explain what could be killing them.