New Report Shows Bleak Outlook for Right Whales

HYANNIS - A new report from the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium gives a bleak outlook for the endangered marine animal's future. According to … [Read more...]

Over a Dozen Right Whales Spotted Off Nantucket

NANTUCKET - More than a dozen North Atlantic right whales were spotted by the New England Aquarium aerial survey team off the coast of Nantucket … [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...]

Concern About Endangered Whales Cited in Suit Over Wind Farm

BOSTON (AP) - A group of Nantucket residents have filed a federal lawsuit to block the construction of dozens of wind turbines off the coast of the … [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...]

Lobster Boat Tracking Coming to Protect Whales, Fishery

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - America’s lobster fishing businesses could be subjected to electronic tracking requirements to try to protect vulnerable right … [Read more...]

New ‘Slow Zone’ to Protect Rare Whales off Massachusetts

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — The federal government has announced a new voluntary speed restriction zone to try to protect rare whales off … [Read more...]

Study Reveals Right Whales Use Area Intended for Wind Energy

    HYANNIS – Areas off the coast of Massachusetts slated for wind energy projects have also shown to be new areas of import for the … [Read more...]



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