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Wednesday, February 14, 2024
The deceased female North Atlantic right whale near Joseph Sylvia State Beach on Martha's Vineyard, January 28, 2024. Credit: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute/Michael Moore. Taken under NOAA Permit # 24359.
Fishing

Investigation Confirms Maine Fishing Gear Involved in Right Whale Death

An investigation by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries has confirmed that rope recovered from a deceased female North

February 14, 2024
Total Views: 3412

Thursday, October 19, 2023
A North Atlantic Right Whale breaches with a ship in the background.Credit: NOAA Fisheries
Shipping

Ships Speeding Through Right Whale Slow Zones, Report Finds

BOSTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – More than 80% of ships are speeding through “go slow” zones set by environmental regulators along the

October 19, 2023
Total Views: 2059

Thursday, March 9, 2023
Report Finds Vessels Speeding in Virginia Beach Slow Zones Before Right Whale Death
Shipping

Report Finds Vessels Speeding in Virginia Beach Slow Zones Before Right Whale Death

Ocean conservation organization Oceana has released a report showing that a majority of vessels sped through mandatory and voluntary slow zones off Virginia

March 9, 2023
Total Views: 8215

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
NOAA Fisheries Ship With Whale
Offshore

Offshore Wind Developer Turns to AI to Protect Right Whales

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) — The blustery waters off Massachusetts are prime real estate for wind farms key to meeting US climate targets. That area of

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 3530

Thursday, December 29, 2022
A jackup works to prepare the seabed for a cable that will connect the South Fork Wind offshore wind farm, 35 miles east of Montauk Point to the onshore electric grid. Photo courtesy South Fork Wind
Offshore

US Ignored Own Scientists’ Warning in Backing Atlantic Wind Farm

By Jennifer A Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — US government scientists warned federal regulators the South Fork offshore wind farm near the Rhode Island coast

December 29, 2022
Total Views: 76099

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
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Offshore

Wind Projects Off New England Put Endangered Right Whales at Risk, Warns NOAA Scientist

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Planned wind projects off the New England coast threaten to harm the region’s dwindling population of

November 30, 2022
Total Views: 2100

Friday, October 21, 2022
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Offshore

NOAA and BOEM Working to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales as Offshore Wind Industry Grows

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have released a draft strategy for the protection of

October 21, 2022
Total Views: 639

Thursday, August 18, 2022
New Buoys to Help Protect North Atlantic Right Whales from Ship Strikes
Shipping

New Buoys to Help Protect North Atlantic Right Whales from Ship Strikes

French ocean carrier CMA CGM has announced the deployment of the first buoys that will aid in the protection of endangered North Atlantic right whales from

August 18, 2022
Total Views: 3572

Sunday, August 14, 2022
The Soviets Hunted Whales To The Brink Of Extinction But Its Scientists Secretly Tracked Its Toll
Interesting

The Soviets Hunted Whales To The Brink Of Extinction But Its Scientists Secretly Tracked Its Toll

Ryan Jones (The Conversation)–Every year, an estimated 13 million people go whale-watching around the world, marveling at the sight of the

August 14, 2022
Total Views: 13779

Saturday, July 30, 2022
A North Atlantic Right Whale breaches with a ship in the background.Credit: NOAA Fisheries
NOAA

NOAA Proposes New Speed Regulations To Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

NOAA— NOAA Fisheries has announced proposed changes to vessel speed regulations to further protect North Atlantic right whales from death and serious

July 30, 2022
Total Views: 4001

Sunday, August 29, 2021
Unique light colored patches of tissue on the whale's head help identify each individual. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Peter Duley
NOAA

Right Whales Numbers Are Increasing In Southern New England Waters Slated For Offshore Wind Energy Development

NOAA–Right whales are increasing their use of southern New England waters, including regions slated for offshore wind energy development, according to

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 1343

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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Shipping

Study Finds Most Ships Speeding Through North Atlantic Right Whale Protection Areas

Most vessels are breaking speed limits to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, threatening the extinction of the species, according to a

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 2084

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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Maritime News

Canadian Coast Guard Among Vessels Fined for Speeding in Gulf of St. Lawrence

The Government of Canada has issued fines against six vessels, including two Canadian Coast Guard ships, for breaking mandatory speed limits in the Gulf of St.

August 14, 2019
Total Views: 49

Friday, July 26, 2019
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Maritime News

Canada Fines Vessels $7,800 Each for Breaking Gulf of St. Lawrence Speed Limit

The Canadian government has imposed fines on two ships for breaking mandatory speed limits set in the Gulf of St. Lawrence meant to protect endangered North

July 26, 2019
Total Views: 105

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
Maritime News

Whales Get Right of Way at Martha’s Vineyard Wind Farm Construction Site

By Christopher Martin (Bloomberg) — Migrating whales will have the right of way off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard starting this month under a new

January 23, 2019
Total Views: 47

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard, NOAA Step Up Efforts to Protect the North Atlantic Right Whales

U.S. Coast Guard units in the Northeast and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Law Enforcement personnel are increasing focus this

May 2, 2018
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
North Atlantic right whale
News

Coast Guard Urges Caution as North Atlantic Right Whales Spotted Off Massachusetts

The U.S. Coast Guard is advising ships and mariners in New England to head caution as multiple groups of endangered North Atlantic right whales have been

April 25, 2018
Total Views: 22

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Tanker new york harbor
News

New York City Noise Now a Risk to Endangered Right Whales

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Noise in New York has always grated on people and now, with the cacophony engulfing surrounding

September 21, 2017
Total Views: 49

Monday, September 18, 2017
Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hit with $6K Speeding Ticket in Gulf of St. Lawrence
Interesting

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hit with $6K Speeding Ticket in Gulf of St. Lawrence

The Canadian government has issued a $6,000 speeding ticket to a Canadian Coast Guard ship for travelling over the posted speed limit in the western Gulf of

September 18, 2017
Total Views: 81

Friday, August 11, 2017
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Maritime News

Canada Orders Ships to Reduce Speed to Prevent Whale Strikes

TORONTO, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Certain ships are being ordered to reduce speed because of the deaths of at least 10 North Atlantic right whales in

August 11, 2017
Total Views: 27
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