Ban on Maine Lobster Fishing to Save Whales is Back, Court Rules

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a ban on lobster harvesting in hundreds of miles of productive fishing waters off the Maine … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Forecasters: Hurricane Season to be Busier Than 1st Thought

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. government forecasters say they expect the Atlantic hurricane season to be busier than they first thought. The National … [Read more...]

9 Dolphins Stranded on Cape Cod, Most Survive to be Released

PROVINCETOWN  (AP) - Nine dolphins were stranded on beaches on Cape Cod on Monday but most survived and either swam away or were released back … [Read more...]

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 Coral Protections Off New England Take Effect This Month

PORTLAND, MAINE (AP) - New coral protections are scheduled to take effect in the waters off New England later this month. The National Marine … [Read more...]



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