Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Threat to Whales Complicates U.S. Research into Seaweed for Biofuel

By Gloria Dickie CAPE COD BAY, Massachusetts, June 6 (Reuters) – In Cape Cod Bay, 10-year-old Pilgrim and her calf skim the water’s

20 hours ago
Total Views: 1331

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Have You Heard About the Killer Whales Attacking Boats?

MADRID, May 25 (Reuters) – Killer whales severely damaged a sailing boat off the coast of southern Spain, the local maritime rescue service

May 25, 2023
Total Views: 4664

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
offshore wind farm under construction

BOEM Completes Environmental Analysis of Offshore Wind Project Off New Jersey

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has wrapped up its environmental analysis of the proposed Ocean Wind 1 wind project off the coast of New Jersey.

May 23, 2023
Total Views: 1881

Saturday, February 18, 2023

The $100 Billion Offshore Wind Industry Has A Whale Problem

By Carly Wanna, Jennifer A Dlouhy and Josh Saul (Bloomberg) –The offshore wind industry has a 40-ton problem on its

February 18, 2023
Total Views: 24214

Thursday, January 5, 2023
RoRo vessel whale fluke

New Protections for Endangered Whales Along the California Coast Coming this Summer

Global shipping regulator the UN International Maritime Organization has adopted a U.S. proposal to increase protections for endangered whales from deadly ship

January 5, 2023
Total Views: 1175

Thursday, December 29, 2022

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
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Wednesday, November 30, 2022
North Atlantic right whale

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: 2062

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Climate Change Is Altering Narwhal Migration Patterns

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) Scientists have found that narwhals are altering their steadfast migration patterns in response to climate change, offering some hope

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 876

Friday, October 28, 2022
NOAA Fisheries Ship With Whale

NOAA Sued For Failing To Protect Humpback Whales

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) Environmentalists on Thursday sued the agency overseeing U.S. fisheries, claiming it had failed to protect endangered humpback

October 28, 2022
Total Views: 6067

Friday, October 21, 2022
right whale

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: 632

Monday, September 12, 2022

Empire Wind Developers to Continue Monitoring for Large Whales Off New York

The developer of one of New York’s largest planned offshore wind farms is extending its partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to

September 12, 2022
Total Views: 892

Sunday, August 14, 2022

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: 13667

Saturday, July 30, 2022

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: 3986

Monday, July 25, 2022

Officials Urge Caution After Viral Video Shows Humpback Whale Landing on Boat

Environmental agencies in Massachussetts are urging mariners to use caution when operating vessels or personal watercraft near humbpack whales after one of the

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 15674

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Endangered Beaked Whale Trapped In Athens Riviera

THENS,(Reuters) – Rescuers on Friday were trying to free a beaked whale which has surfaced in Greek waters, trapped near a beach on the Athens riviera,

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 1326

Monday, October 4, 2021

Shipping Companies Receive Awards for Slowing to Protect Blue Whales, Blue Skies

Awardees comment on vessel speed reduction program The Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies program recognized 16 global shipping companies for reducing

October 4, 2021
Total Views: 2806

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

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: 1338

Monday, June 14, 2021
humpback whale eating

Cape Cod Lobsterman Eaten (and Spit Out) By Humpback Whale

A Cape Cod lobster diver is thanking his lucky stars to be alive after he was apparently eaten, and then spit out, by a large humpback whale. The story

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 5421

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Wally, the lost gray whale calf in the Mediterranean Sea

Lost In The Med, A Starving Grey Whale Must Find His Way Out

By Alexandre Minguez (Reuters) A young grey whale lost in the Mediterranean, thousands of miles away from its natural habitat in the Pacific ocean, is

May 8, 2021
Total Views: 3955

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
offshore wind farm under construction
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