Latest Oceana Stories

2008-09-16 13:25:00

Conservationists agree that major changes to rules on shark finning are needed to preserve the health of the world's shark populations.

2008-09-02 03:00:17

By Connors, Claire It was a friend's health scare that prompted Amber Valletta to become an environmental advocate. BY CLAIRE CONNORS The Santa Monica Seafood market is bustling with customers and fishmongers.

2008-08-28 09:00:20

Trolley tours of Oceana Naval Air Station and shuttles to the amphitheater and the half-marathon at the Oceanfront may change in 2009, thanks to a tightening of federal rules.

2008-08-24 12:00:22

By Mary Pemberton Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Large areas of the Bering Sea off Alaska's coast will soon be off-limits to bottom trawling, a practice involving fishing vessels that drag huge, weighted nets across the ocean floor.

2008-07-31 03:00:27

WASHINGTON _ California, New York City, three other states and a coalition of environmental groups plan to file notice Thursday that they'll sue the Environmental Protection Agency to push it to regulate pollution from ocean ships and aircraft that's causing global warming.

2007-11-09 12:00:19

After launching its "Eat a Cookie, Save the Oceans" holiday gift program, international ocean conservation group, Oceana, is announcing its partnership with Warren Brown, star of the Food Network's popular baking show, "Sugar Rush," and owner of DC's acclaimed from-scratch bakery, CakeLove.

2005-01-27 07:32:17

Nine chlorine plants in the nation pour at least eight tons of mercury into the environment each year - a situation that demands federal action to force companies to convert to cleaner technology, activists said Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.