• whales March 4, 2021 3:32 pm

    First Right Whale Calf of 2021 Season Spotted off Cape Cod

    The first right whale mother and calf pair of the season was spotted in Cape Cod Bay on Wednesday. A team from the Center for Coastal Studies documented Millipede and her 3-month-old calf. Scientists first saw the pair in early December off the northern coast of Florida, according to a statement from the center. Researcher Brigid McKenna said scientists were…

  • coronavirus May 14, 2020 6:33 am

    Coastal Impact of Coronavirus

    Researchers have seen some positive impacts on the environment as coronavirus stay-at-home advisories keep people from disrupting natural habitats.

  • endangered whales February 5, 2020 1:13 pm

    Mariners Urged to Beware as Endangered Whales Gather Off Mass. Coast

    The federal government is asking Atlantic Ocean vessels to slow down in an area off Massachusetts because about one-eighth of the worldwide population of an endangered whale has been spotted nearby. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says 50 North Atlantic right whales were seen south of Nantucket Island on Jan. 31. The agency has enacted a voluntary speed restriction…

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