Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, NOAA Fisheries Educating Grade-Schoolers This Week

WOODS HOLE – Students from the Falmouth Lawrence School are taking a field trip to Woods Hole this week for the second-annual “7th Grade Day of … [Read more...]

NOAA Taking Comments On Vineyard Wind Phase 2

HYANNIS – NOAA Fisheries has determined that no mortality or serious injury of any marine mammal species is anticipated from the second phase of the … [Read more...]

NOAA Fisheries Designates Habitats Near Regional Offshore Wind Sites As Areas Of Concern

OAK BLUFFS - NOAA Fisheries recently finalized the designation of several areas surrounding regional offshore wind lease sites as a Habitat Area of … [Read more...]

Public Comment Period Opens For Maryland Wind Program

HYANNIS - NOAA Fisheries of New England and the Mid-Atlantic has opened a 30-day public comment period regarding proposed incidental take regulations … [Read more...]

Effort to Support North Atlantic Right Whales Gets $4.6 Million Grant

BARNSTABLE - More than $4.6 million dollars is being awarded to the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Marine Fisheries from a … [Read more...]

New Analytical Tool Suggests Drastic Action Is Needed To Save Right Whales

BOSTON - NOAA Fisheries recently unveiled a comprehensive population viability analysis for endangered right whales, a tool that indicates vessel … [Read more...]

NOAA Searching for Missing Whale Tags

HYANNIS - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking for help from local residents to find two missing whale research tags. Each … [Read more...]

NOAA Testing Ropeless Lobster Fishing Gear

HYANNIS - Ropeless lobster fishing gear is being tested by federal officials off the coast of Massachusetts. NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science … [Read more...]

NOAA Extends Limit on Fishing to Protect Whales

HYANNIS - The federal government has extended a ban that prohibits lobster and crab fishing in certain areas off of the coast of Massachusetts in an … [Read more...]

NOAA Says Entangled Right Whale “Likely To Die”

HYANNIS - The dwindling North Atlantic right whale population may suffer another loss. One of the whales was recently spotted with a severe … [Read more...]

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