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Friday, February 23, 2024
Orca whales surface for air around the San Juan Islands of Puget Sound Washington
Shipping

U.S. Coast Guard Launches Puget Sound Whale Desk

The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound has launched a cetacean desk pilot program this week as part of an effort to protect endangered whales from vessels in

February 23, 2024
Total Views: 1468

Friday, October 13, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Environment

Wind Farm Impacts on Whale Habitat Is Still a Mystery, Scientists Say

(Bloomberg) — The US should direct more study of how offshore wind farms affect water flows and a food source for critically endangered whales near the

October 13, 2023
Total Views: 868

Saturday, September 30, 2023
A southern right whale jumps off the waters of the Atlantic Sea offshore Golfo Nuevo in Puerto Madryn, in the Patagonian province of Chubut. Photo REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
News

Man Dies After Whale Collides With Boat

SYDNEY, Sept 30 (Reuters) – One man died and another was in hospital on Saturday in Australia after awhale struck and flipped their boat

September 30, 2023
Total Views: 4375

Thursday, August 24, 2023
Biden Trims Gulf Oil Lease Area to Protect Rare Whale Habitat
Environment

Biden Trims Gulf Oil Lease Area to Protect Rare Whale Habitat

(Bloomberg) — The Biden administration plans to auction 67 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas development in a lease sale next

August 24, 2023
Total Views: 1816

Sunday, July 2, 2023
The body of a 37-foot adult male gray whale washed ashore is seen decomposing on Agate Beach near Bolinas, California, U.S., May 9, 2023. REUTERS/Nathan Frandino
NOAA

Gray Whales Population Decline But With Signs Of Hope

By Nathan Frandino and Daniel Trotta SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 (Reuters) – Gray whales on the North American Pacific coast fell this year to their

July 2, 2023
Total Views: 2102

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Threat to Whales Complicates U.S. Research into Seaweed for Biofuel
Environment

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

June 6, 2023
Total Views: 1990

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Have You Heard About the Killer Whales Attacking Boats?
Shipping

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: 4901

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
Shipping

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: 2038

Saturday, February 18, 2023
aerial of an offshore wind turbine
Offshore

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: 24332

Thursday, January 5, 2023
RoRo vessel whale fluke
Shipping

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: 1192

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: 76076

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
North Atlantic right whale
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: 2098

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Climate Change Is Altering Narwhal Migration Patterns
Environment

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: 916

Friday, October 28, 2022
NOAA Fisheries Ship With Whale
NOAA

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: 6090

Friday, October 21, 2022
right whale
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

Monday, September 12, 2022
Empire Wind Developers to Continue Monitoring for Large Whales Off New York
Offshore

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: 904

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: 13760

Saturday, July 30, 2022
A North Atlantic Right Whale breaches with a ship in the background
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

Monday, July 25, 2022
Officials Urge Caution After Viral Video Shows Humpback Whale Landing on Boat
Fishing

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: 15698

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Endangered Beaked Whale Trapped In Athens Riviera
Interesting

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: 1327
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