Whale Protection Regulations Criticized by Opposing Sides

HYANNIS - New federal regulations meant to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales are set to be instituted soon. But they're facing … [Read more...]

Lobster Fishing Will Face Restrictions to Try to Save Whales

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — America’s lobster fishing industry will face a host of new harvesting restrictions amid a new push from the federal government … [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...]

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...]

Blue Whale Pod Discovery Challenges Conservation Practices

HYANNIS – A recently discovered pod of blue whales has challenged thoughts on how marine conservation should be carried out globally. The whales, … [Read more...]

Diver Badly Bruised After Being Caught in Whale’s Mouth

PROVINCETOWN - Commercial lobster diver Michael Packard is in the hospital after being injured when he was caught in the mouth of a humpback whale off … [Read more...]

Whale Rescuers Free Humpback from Fishing Gear Entanglement

PROVINCETOWN (AP) - A three-day effort to free a humpback whale from entanglement in fishing gear ended in success this week. The Center for Coastal … [Read more...]



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