New Voluntary Slow Zone Off Nantucket to Protect Whales

NANTUCKET (AP) — Federal officials are implementing a new slow zone off Massachusetts to try to protect a rare species of whale. The National Oceanic … [Read more...]

NOAA Extends Right Whale Protection Zone Into September

NANTUCKET (AP) - The federal government says it’s extending a voluntary protective zone designed to help rare whales into September. The National … [Read more...]

Feds Eye New Rules to Protect Right Whales from Fishing Gear

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - Federal ocean regulators are considering new rules to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from fishing gear. The … [Read more...]

Conservation Group Pushes for More Whale Protections

HYANNIS - Oceana has created a petition calling on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to expand, strengthen and enforce required … [Read more...]

Sea Scallop Research Program Seeks Proposals

HYANNIS - NOAA Fisheries is soliciting proposals for the 2022-2023 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Program, in coordination with the New England … [Read more...]

Forecasters: Hurricane Season to be Busier Than 1st Thought

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. government forecasters say they expect the Atlantic hurricane season to be busier than they first thought. The National … [Read more...]

Study Reveals Right Whales Use Area Intended for Wind Energy

    HYANNIS – Areas off the coast of Massachusetts slated for wind energy projects have also shown to be new areas of import for the … [Read more...]

New Coral Protections Off New England Take Effect This Month

PORTLAND, MAINE (AP) - New coral protections are scheduled to take effect in the waters off New England later this month. The National Marine … [Read more...]

New Coral Protections Coming to Areas Off New England

BOSTON (AP) - Federal regulators have signed off on new protections for thousands of square miles of deep-sea corals off New England. The National … [Read more...]

State Urges Preparedness as Hurricane Season Arrives

HYANNIS - The Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway, and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency is urging residents to make sure … [Read more...]



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