Study Will Look Into Right Whale’s Genetic Issues

BOSTON - A study will take a deep dive into the genetic factors that cause issues for the endangered North Atlantic right whale. "Conservation … [Read more...]

Report: Many Boats Fail to Brake for Endangered Whales

PORTLAND, MAINE (AP) - An environmental advocacy group says many boats don’t comply with speed restrictions designed to protect an endangered species … [Read more...]

New Slow Zone to Protect Right Whales Off Martha’s Vineyard

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — The federal government is implementing a new “slow zone” for boaters south of Martha’s Vineyard to try to protect rare … [Read more...]

US Lobster Fisheries Anxious Over Upcoming Whale Protections

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - The profitable U.S. lobster fishery will soon have to contend with new rules designed to protect an endangered species of whale, … [Read more...]

Shrinking Giants: North Atlantic Right Whales Getting Tinier

NEW YORK (AP) - A new study says the hulking giants of the deep, North Atlantic right whales, are on average about three feet shorter than just 20 … [Read more...]

Drone Video Shows Endangered Whales Appearing to Embrace

WOODS HOLE, Mass. (AP) - Drone video of two critically endangered North Atlantic right whales swimming in Cape Cod Bay shows the animals appearing to … [Read more...]

Dozens of Rare Whales Return to Waters Off Massachusetts

BOURNE (AP) - Dozens of rare whales have returned to the waters off Massachusetts for the spring. The whales are North Atlantic right whales and … [Read more...]

Center for Coastal Studies Continues Fishing Gear Recovery

PROVINCETOWN - The Center for Coastal Studies is continuing a project to find, document, and properly remove fishing gear from Cape Cod Bay. The … [Read more...]

NOAA Extends Right Whale Protection Zones to Mid-March

BOSTON (AP)-The federal government is extending three protective zones off the East Coast that are designed to prevent collisions between ships and … [Read more...]

Study: Right Whale Deaths Caused by Humans are Undercounted

BOSTON - Research conducted by scientists from the New England Aquarium has determined that the number of known deaths to North Atlantic right whales … [Read more...]
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