Hundreds of whales beached on New Zealand islands

(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of pilot whales that beached on the Chatham Islands in the last week died of natural causes or were euthanized, according to New Zealand's Department of Conservation.Officials responded to two mass strandings of pilot whales. The first group of 240... Read More.

Four dead after tourist boat sinks near Galapagos Islands

(NEW YORK) -- Four people have died and two are missing after a tourist boat sunk near the Galápagos Islands on Sunday night, Santa Cruz officials confirmed to ABC News.Officials said that 31 passengers were rescued and two are still missing.An American-Israeli citizen, a... Read More.

Snohomish County ‘Islands’

A big earthquake occurs. The shaker could involve a 7.0 magnitude quake from the shallow South Whidbey Island fault, or it could be from a 9.0 magnitude Cascadia Subduction Zone quake just off the Pacific Northwest coast. It could happen tomorrow, next week, next... Read More.