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Dolphin Strandings Increase Along Southern California Coast

LAGUNA BEACH — Experts were working Tuesday to determine the cause of an increase in dolphin strandings along the Southern California coast. The Pacific Marine Mammal Center said it has responded to six beached dolphins this month and received reports of two others. Necropsies have been performed on all the...

Toxic Algae Threatens Drinking Water Across the US

SALEM, Ore. — The words blasted to cell phones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency. prepare for action." Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject wasn't impending violence but toxins from an algae bloom, detected in Salem's water supply. Across the U.S., reservoirs that...