Whole Foods Decision to Pull Lobster Divides Groups

PORTLAND, ME (AP) — Environmental groups are once again at odds with politicians and fishermen in New England in the wake of a decision by high-end … [Read more...]

Lobster Rules To Protect Whale Will Wait Until 2024

PORTLAND, ME (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that new lobster fishing restrictions designed to conserve rare whales will be delayed until 2024 to … [Read more...]

Feds Unveil Plan to Grow Wind Power While Sparing Rare Whale

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government has outlined a strategy to try to protect an endangered species of whale while also developing offshore … [Read more...]

Experts Hopeful for Right Whale Rebound, Though New Challenges Ahead

HYANNIS - The North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium recently issued its yearly population estimate for the species, and while the whales are … [Read more...]

Report: Fewer Female Right Whales Capable of Reproducing

BOSTON – A new study by two universities and the New England Aquarium has revealed that fewer females North Atlantic right whales are capable of … [Read more...]

IFAW: Recent Entanglement Highlights Need for Ropeless Fishing Gear

NANTUCKET - Marine animal experts say the fishing industry needs to transition to ropeless fishing gear—also called on-demand gear—as endangered … [Read more...]

Scientists Say Outlook Not Good for Entangled Right Whale “Snow Cone”

NANTUCKET - Marine animal experts are saying the outlook is not good for a heavily-entangled North Atlantic right whale that frequents the Cape and … [Read more...]

Judge Rules Against Fishermen Bid to Stop Whale Protections

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - A federal judge has denied a request from fishing groups that sought to challenge new fishing rules designed to protect rare … [Read more...]

Right Whales Finding New Habitats as Numbers Continue Decline

HYANNIS – A new study on critically endangered North Atlantic right whales showed that a new habitat may be important for the reproductive success of … [Read more...]

Weak Protection for Vanishing Whale Violates Law, Judge Says

PORTLAND, MAINE (AP) — A judge says the federal government hasn’t done enough to protect a rare species of whale from lethal entanglement in lobster … [Read more...]



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