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Cada solución, cuenta: El intercambio de conocimiento entre comunidades pesqueras puede fortalecer la resiliencia al cambio climático

February 3, 2023

La beneficaria de MCAF, Niza Contreras Liedtke Niza Contreras, tiene doble ciudadanía estadounidense y mexicana. Conozca su trabajo comunitario para abordar la gestión de los recursos pesqueros....Read More

Una persona con una máscara arrojando una langosta por encima de una red.


Cada solución, Cuenta: Knowledge-sharing Between Fishing Communities Can Strengthen Climate Resilience

February 3, 2023

MCAF grantee Niza Contreras Liedtke shares what she's learned in her community-based work to address fisheries resource management. ...Read More

A team with the Aquarium releases a leatherback turtle from an inflatable boat.

Sea Turtles

What Happens After a Sea Turtle Is Disentangled?

December 29, 2022

Learn what happens during and after teams disentangle a leatherback turtle....Read More

Right whale Medusa, with the jellyfish-shaped callosity on the tip of her head circled.

Right Whales

Meet the Newly Named Right Whales of 2022

December 14, 2022

Meet the twenty newly named right whales for 2022 and learn more about them, including the reasoning behind their names....Read More


Environmental Justice Outcomes Take Center Stage at COP27

December 5, 2022

We worked with COP27 student delegate, Logan Keen, as he traveled to Egypt to learn more about the role of the ocean in the international climate negotiations....Read More

Field Work

Fall Aerial Survey Sightings

November 16, 2022

As summer turns into fall, our aerial survey team observes changes in their sightings of marine animals in New England waters....Read More

Right Whales

Facing Human-Caused Threats, Right Whales’ Downward Trend Continues

October 24, 2022

Human-caused threats have resulted in the right whale population trending downard for more than a decade....Read More

A female nurse shark swims through the shallows in the Dry Tortugas courtship and mating ground. Photo by Connor White.

Field Work

What We’ve Learned After Three Decades in the Dry Tortugas

October 17, 2022

Dr. Nick Whitney shares a brief history of research conducted on a nurse shark breeding ground in the Dry Tortugas and what the science team has learned over the last 30 years....Read More

Dr. Fabian Pina unveiling the Cardenas specimen at the Center for Marine Research, University of Havana.


Saving Caribbean Sawfish in Cuba

October 13, 2022

With The Ocean Foundation, Cuban scientists Fabián Pina, an MCAF grantee, and Tamara Figueredo are working to protect sawfish in Cuba....Read More

Field Work

Reflections on My First Survey in the Marine National Monument

August 23, 2022

New England Aquarium flies 12th aerial survey of marine Monument, bringing a new team member along for the ride....Read More


Using the Morelet’s Crocodile as a Sentinel Species to Save Belize’s New River

August 4, 2022

MCAF grantee Jonathan Triminio works with the Crocodile Research Coalition to protect the New River in Belize....Read More

A sea turtle mural in downtown Macuro


Environmental Education in Macuro, Venezuela

July 28, 2022

New England Aquarium MCAF grantee Clemente Balladares shares his work promoting sea turtle conservation in Macuro, Venezuela....Read More

Field Work

Summer Sightings from the Aerial Survey Team

July 20, 2022

Explore the aerial survey team's most interesting sightings from this summer's flights over Southern New England....Read More


The Ripple Effect: Part 2

June 27, 2022

In Part two of our blog series, we hear from more of the New England Aquarium’s Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF) Program’s collaborative project partners....Read More