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Apr 25, 2013 at 4:27 PM PDT
The fishing trip off the rugged north coast of St. Lucia was supposed to last all day, but about four hours into the journey, the boat's electric system crackled and popped.
Apr 24, 2013 at 5:04 PM PDT
Seven people have been charged with smuggling bladders from an endangered fish in what authorities said Wednesday may be a growing international practice in which the bladders are sold for up to $20,000 each to be used in a highly desired soup.
Mar 25, 2013 at 11:33 AM PDT
Off the coast of South Africa, an 8-foot shark got its head through the bars of a steel cage with two divers inside. Gayle King reports.
Mar 22, 2013 at 4:30 AM PDT
Around 18,000 gray whales will be migrating up the Oregon coast and now is the best time to spot them during their journey north.
Feb 21, 2013 at 5:48 PM PDT
One of the directors of an aquarium in Idaho, who also just recently opened up an aquarium here in Oregon, is facing charges for allegedly conspiring to illegally harvest marine animals in Florida and then bring them to Boise.
Jan 14, 2013 at 5:39 PM PDT
Computer software millionaire John McAfee, who is on the run from police in Belize, now says he plans on staying in Portland for a few years. KATU's Emily Sinovic took a walk with McAfee on Monday to hear his story.
Dec 2, 2012 at 11:39 AM PDT
Pacific island nations and environmentalists raised an alarm Sunday over destructive fishing methods and overfishing that they say are threatening bigeye tuna - the fish popular among sushi lovers worldwide.
Nov 10, 2012 at 12:03 PM PDT
After defeating a proposal in 2010 to ban the export of an endangered fish that is a key ingredient of sushi, Japan and Asian nations argued it should be left to quota-setting international fisheries bodies to bring the species back from the brink.
Nov 4, 2012 at 11:07 AM PDT
The floodwaters churned by Superstorm Sandy damaged waterfront homes along Connecticut's southwest coast, and turned the charming center of tony Westport into a ghost town, with sandbags lining streets of flooded-out boutique shops.
Oct 31, 2012 at 2:42 PM PDT
A 25-year-old northern California surfer who survived a shark attack says he punched the shark in the head until it finally released him.
Oct 24, 2012 at 7:22 PM PDT
An expert has determined that a surfer was killed off California's Central Coast by a 15- to 16-foot great white shark.
Oct 6, 2012 at 1:58 PM PDT
A 3-year-old business called B2R is using the spread of the Internet to transport India's outsourcing boom from metropolitan Bangalore and the suburbs of New Delhi to this speck of a farming village in the Himalayan foothills.
Sep 18, 2012 at 8:13 AM PDT
The scientists and fishermen on board the Ocearch, a repurposed crabbing vessel, received word that their scouting boat had hooked a great white shark, sparking a flurry of activity.
Aug 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM PDT

MILWAUKIE, Ore. - A new aquarium that will give kids a hands-on experience with marine life and other creatures is coming to Milwaukie.

Work is well under way on the 12,500-square-foot Oregon Aquarium (not to be confused with the...