Sustainability Group Pulls Maine Lobster Certification Over Whales

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - An international nonprofit organization that sets sustainability standards for commercial fishing management has suspended a … [Read more...]

Experts Hopeful for Right Whale Rebound, Though New Challenges Ahead

HYANNIS - The North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium recently issued its yearly population estimate for the species, and while the whales are … [Read more...]

North Atlantic Right Whale’s Decline Slows, but Population Falls Again

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - The decline of an endangered species of whale slowed last year as it lost about 2% of its population. But scientists warn the … [Read more...]

IFAW: Recent Entanglement Highlights Need for Ropeless Fishing Gear

NANTUCKET - Marine animal experts say the fishing industry needs to transition to ropeless fishing gear—also called on-demand gear—as endangered … [Read more...]

Scientists Say Outlook Not Good for Entangled Right Whale “Snow Cone”

NANTUCKET - Marine animal experts are saying the outlook is not good for a heavily-entangled North Atlantic right whale that frequents the Cape and … [Read more...]

Retailers Pull Lobster from Menus After ‘Red List’ Warning

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Some retailers are taking lobster off the menu after an assessment from an influential conservation group that the harvest of … [Read more...]

Sharks, Dolphins Spotted in Marine Monument Off Cape Cod Waters

HYANNIS – New England Aquarium officials flew over federally-protected waters off Cape Cod and saw over 500 different kinds of marine animals during a … [Read more...]

Marine Experts Applaud Vessel Speed Regulations

HYANNIS - Marine animal experts with the New England Aquarium have applauded new vessel speed regulations recently implemented by federal … [Read more...]

Boaters Urged to be Careful After Plymouth Whale Incident

BOSTON - Boaters are being urged by state officials to be aware following an incident with a humpback whale this past weekend. The launched out of … [Read more...]

Experts: Right Whales Now Year-Round Neighbors for Cape Cod

HYANNIS - Marine animal experts say that North Atlantic Right Whales have become year-round neighbors of Cape Cod and the Islands. Scientists with … [Read more...]



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