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...]

WHOI Will Deploy Buoys to Help Protect Right Whales

FALMOUTH – The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has partnered with an international container shipping company to deploy new technology that will … [Read more...]

Research Team Spots Right Whales South of Nantucket

NANTUCKET – Scientists from the New England Aquarium surveyed southern New England waters by boat for the first time and spotted over 20 North … [Read more...]

Lawmakers Eye Grants to Fund Innovation to Save Right Whales

BOSTON (AP) — Lawmakers from Massachusetts and New Jersey want to set up a new grant program to help develop technology that assists in saving a rare … [Read more...]

Maine Governor, Delegation Want Whale Protections Delayed

PORTLAND Maine (AP) — Maine’s governor and congressional delegation are calling on the federal government to push back new fishing rules designed to … [Read more...]

New Study Provides Insight Into North Atlantic Right Whale Calf Development And Life Histories

HYANNIS – A new study led by the New England Aquarium is using genetic testing to expand knowledge of the parentage, survival, growth rates and life … [Read more...]

First North Atlantic Right Whale Spotted In Region As Seasonal Survey Begins

PROVINCETOWN – The Center for Coastal Studies recently reported that field researchers spotted a North Atlantic Right Whale, the first such sighting … [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...]

Identity Of Mother Whale And Her Calf Confirmed

HYANNIS – The New England Aquarium recently confirmed the sighting of Slalom, a 39-year-old North Atlantic Right Whale and her calf, off the coast of … [Read more...]

Research Team Supports Reinstatement Of Maine Lobster Fishing Ban

HYANNIS – The New England Aquarium’s Right Whale Research Team recently voiced their support of a recent ruling by a federal appeals court which … [Read more...]
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