New Restrictions on Ships to Protect Whales Coming Soon

PORTLAND, MAINE (AP) — The federal government is close to releasing new rules that the shipping industry might have to comply with to help protect a … [Read more...]

NOAA Official Expresses Concern Over Potential Pilgrim Discharge Plans

PLYMOUTH – A National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration official has reached out to federal agencies with concerns over a possible plan … [Read more...]

Rescued Turtles Flown To Secondary Locations To Continue Rehab

HYANNIS – As sea turtle stranding season continues, volunteer pilots with non-profit Turtles Fly Too have flown 79 turtles triaged at the New England … [Read more...]

Scientists Announce 2021 Class Of North Atlantic Right Whales

HYANNIS – Researchers with the New England Aquarium’s Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life recently announced the naming of the 2021 class of North … [Read more...]

Draft Management Plan Released For Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary

HYANNIS – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently released a draft management plan and environmental assessment for the … [Read more...]

Whale Protection Regulations Criticized by Opposing Sides

HYANNIS - New federal regulations meant to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales are set to be instituted soon. But they're facing … [Read more...]

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...]



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