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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