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...]

Right Whale Documentary Screening in Provincetown

PROVINCETOWN – Last of the Right Whales, a new documentary focusing on critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, will screen at the Waters … [Read more...]

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...]
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