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...]

Feds: Vanishing Right Whale Must Remain On Endangered List

PORTLAND, ME (AP) — Federal officials say the fading North Atlantic right whale will remain protected under the Endangered Species Act and requires a … [Read more...]

PHOTOS: 20 North Atlantic Right Whale Names Announced

HYANNIS - With North Atlantic Right Whales making their yearly migrations from southern waters towards New England, scientists have announced the new … [Read more...]

Lawmakers Using Spending Bill To Delay Lobster Restrictions

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's congressional delegation is using a federal spending bill to delay new lobster fishing restrictions aimed at helping … [Read more...]

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...]



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