Scientists are hunting urchins to save California's crucial underwater forests

Scientists are in a race right now to save underwater kelp forests along much of the California Coastline that are being devoured by a species of sea urchin. Researchers say the bull kelp forests play an important role in the region's underwater ecosystem and the survival of area fish and wildlife.

Bay Area crab and salmon fishermen hit hard

California is cutting short the already delayed commercial crab season to April 15 south of Mendocino County to protect humpback whales from becoming entangled in crab potlines.