Cape Cod Artificial Reefs Receive Boost from State

FALMOUTH - Artificial reefs just off the coast of Harwich and Yarmouth have been bolstered by over 2,000 cubic yards of material from the … [Read more...]

Producer Responsibility Laws Could Make Companies Pay for Recycling

HYANNIS – An official with the World Wildlife Fund has reported that 71% of Americans want the country to reduce its reliance on plastic and also … [Read more...]

Coastal Experts Report Less Plastic Bags in Ocean Debris Since Local Bans

PROVINCETOWN – An official with the Center for Coastal Studies said local bans of plastic bags and single-use plastic water bottles have had an impact … [Read more...]

Baby Lobster Numbers Low Off New England as Waters Warm

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - New data shows the population of baby lobsters off New England is below average, raising concerns about the size of future … [Read more...]

State Announces 2021 Ocean Management Plan

HYANNIS - The state has announced the final release of its 2021 Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan, which will outline standards for ocean-based … [Read more...]

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...]



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