A man faces a $5,000 fine for illegal possession with intent to sell after keeping seven sharks in an above-ground pool inside his home.
A large-tusked walrus was spotted on the shore of Valentia Island in Co. Kerry, Ireland—and was a rare sight for the region.
The death of the animal is the latest case in what officials have called an "Unusual Mortality Event" that has been ongoing among North Atlantic right whales since 2017.
The shark, known as Unama'ki, has traveled more than 12,500 miles since being tagged in September, 2019.
The shark is estimated to be around 50 years old and was tagged just off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada.
In the past 24 hours, the storm has increased its windspeed by about 55 miles per hour.
Seismic blasting produces one of the loudest sounds in the ocean, and can damage marine creatures' hearing and disrupt their feeding behaviors and communications.
Tropical Storm Teddy is "likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions," the National Hurricane Center warned.
"La Niña" is a periodic climate pattern characterized by cooling of the sea surface in some parts of the Pacific Ocean.
As of September 9, there have been 17 named storms in the Atlantic Basin.
The image, showing an up-close glimpse of the apex predator swimming through clear water, was published to Twitter by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy this week.
The two tropical systems that are expected to enter the Gulf next week both formed on Thursday in the Atlantic Basin.
The hurricane that's packing life-threatening rain and flooding now is projected to work its way north and east along the U.S. coast, approaching Virginia, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City and Boston.
Although all storms are similar, their designations indicate the different wind speeds they have.
"2020 is set up to be a dangerous year for fires in the Amazon," NASA scientist Doug Morton said.
Trade winds blow dust from the Sahara westwards over the Atlantic every year.
The dust has brought hazy skies and poor air quality to large parts of the Caribbean.
Scientists think these layers of dust in the atmosphere may help to suppress the development of hurricanes.
NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to take off at 4:30 p.m. ET.
Scientists from Denmark were studying a king penguin colony to assess its impact on greenhouse gas emissions.
Social distancing will force authorities along the south and east coast to rethink how they manage people who must evacuate their homes in the event of a disaster.
The rocket segment is the largest piece of space debris to make an uncontrolled descent back to Earth since 1991.
The mature female began moving away from the U.S. east coast at the start of April.
Researchers say the journey could reveal a new white shark nursery.
Since he was tagged last October, Ironbound has traveled over 2,700 miles.
The whales were observed in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, located around 130 miles east-southeast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Non-profit OCEARCH has been tagging sharks since 2007, revealing fascinating insights into their behavior.
The shark is named after the famed Italian explorer John Cabot.
Orcas were dubbed killer whales after ancient sightings of them ganging up against other (frequently larger) whale species. More recently, they have also been known to attack and kill great white sharks.