NOAA Releases Offshore Wind Strategy to Avoid Dangers for Endangered Whales

MARTHA'S VINEYARD - NOAA Fisheries and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have announced their final joint strategy to protect endangered … [Read more...]

Endangered Right Whale Reported Dead Off Martha’s Vineyard

MARTHA'S VINEYARD - The critically endangered North Atlantic right whale species has lost another individual after a death was reported just northeast … [Read more...]

First Right Whales of Season Spotted

HYANNIS - Four to seven endangered North Atlantic right whales have been spotted in Cape Cod Bay, the first of the season. The sighting was … [Read more...]

NOAA Announces MITRE Partnership to Help Whales

HYANNIS - NOAA Fisheries has announced an almost $10 million dollar partnership with non-profit company MITRE to advance technologies and engineering … [Read more...]

Aquarium Scientists Spot Rare Whale And Calf At Marine Monument As Care Plan Takes Shape

BOSTON - Scientists with the New England Aquarium are celebrating the sighting of an endangered sperm whale and calf at the Northeast Canyons and … [Read more...]

Decline of Rare Right Whale Appears to be Slowing, But Scientists Say Big Threats Remain

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The decline of one of the rarest whales in the world appears to be slowing, but scientists warn the giant mammals still face … [Read more...]

Report: Ships Largely Ignoring Slow Zones Meant to Protect Whales

HYANNIS - According to a report by environmental group Oceana, more than 80 percent of vessels are speeding through slow-zones enacted to protect … [Read more...]

Whales and Dolphins in American Waters are Losing Food and Habitat to Climate Change, US Study Says

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Whales, dolphins and seals living in U.S. waters face major threats from warming ocean temperatures, rising sea levels and … [Read more...]

Environmental Groups Demand Emergency Rules to Protect Whales

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A coalition of environmental groups is calling on the federal government to enact emergency rules to protect a vanishing … [Read more...]

Scientists Say Ropeless Technology Could Help Save Right Whales

BOSTON - Scientists are calling for stronger measures to protect North Atlantic Right Whales following reports of an entangled right whale in Canadian … [Read more...]



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