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Restoring the Gulf of Mexico, Two Years after Historic Deepwater Horizon Settlement

In 2017 NOAA and the other Trustees continue to make significant progress toward restoring the Gulf of Mexico from Deepwater Horizon, which poured oil into the water and onto the coastline for almost three months in 2010.
April 24, 2018 - Feature Story ,

Dall’s Porpoise Expands Territory in a Changing Prince William Sound

Territory increases as killer whale population dwindles.
February 26, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Aerial view of whale swimming in water

Whale Science on the High Seas

Six-month research survey of marine life in the Hawaiian Islands wraps up.
December 21, 2017 - Feature Story ,
spinner_dolphin_pao_crop.jpg Spinner dolphin leaping out of the water. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Paula Olson (Permit #20311)

High Tech on the High Seas

Our scientists use a range of different and new technologies to find dolphins and whales in the vast Pacific Ocean.
November 09, 2017 - Feature Story ,

Can the Vaquita Be Saved from Extinction?

Fewer than 100 vaquita remain, making this species of porpoise the most endangered marine mammal in the world.
March 10, 2016 - Podcast ,

Tests Find Algal Toxin Affected Wildlife From California to Washington

Testing of samples from marine wildlife during an unprecedented harmful algal bloom on the West Coast in recent months detected indicate potentially widespread effects of the bloom in marine food webs.
November 03, 2015 - Feature Story ,

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Reveals Killer Whales in Striking Detail

Unmanned aerial vehicle allows scientists to study killer whale health and reproduction while also offering a glimpse into the family life of these social animals.
October 21, 2015 - Podcast ,

How to get DNA from a Dolphin

A scientist at the NOAA Fisheries National Systematics Lab studies dolphins by analyzing their DNA. But first, she has to get their DNA.
July 09, 2014 - Feature Story ,

Blinded by the Noise—Whales and Dolphins in a Noisy Ocean

Many marine mammals use hearing to find their way through the world. But parts of the ocean are filling up with man-made noise, and that has the potential to leave them partially blinded. The CETSOUND project might help.
September 03, 2013 - Podcast ,