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Field Work

Local Sharks: The Importance of Shark Tagging

July 27, 2017

After years of acoustic monitoring and observation, scientists had found interesting findings about juvenile sand tigers presence in several areas throughout New England....Read More

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Marine Conservation Action Fund

MCAF Fellow visits Boston

July 20, 2017

MCAF Fellow Daniel Fernando’s visit to Boston...Read More

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Field Work

Local Sharks: Using Technology to Study Sand Tigers

July 18, 2017

Acoustic telemetry is helping scientists monitor the residency, movements, and habitat use of juvenile sand tigers as well as their movement patterns....Read More

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Right Whale Research

Mourning the Loss of a Colleague

July 13, 2017

The New England Aquarium and Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life pay tribute to Joe Howlett, a beloved and respected Canadian whale rescuer, fisherman, and colleague....Read More

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Shark Research

Local Sharks: Studying Sand Tiger Sharks

July 12, 2017

New England residents may not know that a lesser-known shark species, the sand tiger, has experienced a recent resurgence in the region. Learn more about the work of Dr. Jeff Kneebone....Read More

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Right Whale Research

This Year’s Right Whale Moms (So Far)

May 15, 2017

This Year's Right Whale Moms...Read More

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Marine Conservation Action Fund

Lessons in Identifying Southern Right Whales

May 1, 2017

Scientist Florencia Vilches was trained in the management of a long-standing catalog of southern right whales in Argentina. See how she is greatly increasing the number of sightings....Read More

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Marine Conservation Action Fund

Shining a Light on Sea Turtle Deaths in Senegal

May 1, 2017

Very little work has been done to understand the unnatural causes of death, abundance, and seasonality of the different sea turtle species using this region. MCAF grantee Tomas Diagne decided to act....Read More

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Marine Conservation Action Fund

Surveys Begin to Track Reef Health in Madagascar

January 9, 2017

With support from MCAF, a team of scientists is establishing a collaborative monitoring program to track reef health around. Join researchers for the first few days of surveys....Read More

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Press Release

Studying Humpback Whales off Madagascar as Energy Exploration Gears Up

January 5, 2017

A new study by our researcher finds that humpback whales off Madagascar travel much further than previously thought, a conservation concern as offshore energy exploration expands in the region....Read More

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Marine Conservation Action Fund

Tracking Reef Health in Madagascar

December 8, 2016

Find out how the Anderson Cabot Center is helping a team of scientists track the effects of climate change, fishing regulations, and other human impacts on reefs in Madagascar....Read More

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Field Work

Cusk Catch and Release Research

November 2, 2016

Cusk Catch-and-Release Research...Read More

Right Whale Research

Unhealthy Whales In The Bay Of Fundy

September 30, 2016

In some cases, the apparent poor health is likely related to past entanglements, but the cause is not clear in some whales....Read More

Right Whale Research

Right Whales of the Gulf of St. Lawrence

September 22, 2016

We did photograph a handful of other right whales east of Percé (QC) and Miscou Island (NB) that also deserve to be mentioned...Read More