April 2023 Fourth Warmest on Record

HYANNIS - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that April 2023 was the fourth warmest on record, with global ocean … [Read more...]

Environmental Film Series To Be Held In Provincetown On Earth Day Weekend

PROVINCETOWN - The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) and the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) are partnering to present “Planet PTown”, an environmental … [Read more...]

Local Experts Weigh in on Biden Climate Plan

HYANNIS - Local marine experts are applauding President Joe Biden’s announcement of the U.S. Ocean Climate Action Plan (OCAP) that they say … [Read more...]

Scientists Say Loss of Tiny Organisms Hurts Ocean, Fishing

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - The warming of the waters off the East Coast has brought the loss of microscopic organisms that make up the base of the ocean’s … [Read more...]

New England Aquarium Praises Creation of Right Whale Day

BOSTON - Officials with the New England Aquarium have praised the decision to enact Right Whale Day in Massachusetts. Former Governor Charlie Baker … [Read more...]

Group Offers Environmentally Friendly Holiday Tips

HYANNIS - With celebrations during the holiday season continuing, the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) has offered tips to … [Read more...]

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...]

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