2018

The Uncertain Future of Right Whales | MaineBoats.com (June 29, 2018)

Baleen Holds Secrets to Whales’ Lives—and Deaths | The Atlantic (June 28, 2018)

How one man died so a whale may live | The Guardian (June 20, 2018)

13 Fascinating (and Reassuring) Facts About Sharks | Reader’s Digest (June 20, 2018)

We’re causing right whale extinction — but we can reverse course | The Hill (June 9, 2018)

Lecture on Protecting the Right Whales with Dr. Scott Kraus | NECN (June 5, 2018)

No calves as right whales return to Nova Scotia from Florida | Daytona Beach News Journal (May 29, 2018)

Whale and Dolphin Bonanza in the New England Marine Monument | NRDC (May 22, 2018)

The High-Stakes Battle Over Obama’s Atlantic Ocean National Monument | Oceans Deeply (May 21, 2018)

Large Sea Creatures Spotted at Northeast Canyons and Seamounts | CapeCod.com (May 21, 2018)

Protected areas need to by truly protected | CBC Radio Blog (May 18, 2018)

No calves as right whales return to Nova Scotia from Florida | Daytona Beach News Journal (May 13, 2018)

Right whales are still around Massachusetts, putting lobster season on hold | Metro Boston (May 9, 2018)

North Atlantic right whales on the verge of extinction – again | The Financial Review (May 3, 2018)

Drones can take scientists to strange new places—like inside whale snot | Popular Science (May 2, 2018)

Mission to untangle female right whale highlights species’ precarious plight | The Guardian (April 22, 2018)

These whales will be extinct in 25 years, scientists say — unless we act now to save them | Washington Post (April 20, 2018)

Documenting the decline of the North Atlantic right whale | Washington Post (April 20, 2018)

Freeing Kleenex – entangled female right whale spotted near Boston | CBC Canada (April 18, 2018)

Right whale researchers attempt to disentangle ‘Kleenex’ | Cape Cod Times (April 14, 2018)

Can anyone save the North Atlantic right whale? | Boston Globe Magazine (April 11, 2018)

Disastrous Calving Season Puts Atlantic’s Right Whales in Serious Jeopardy | Vice (April 9, 2018)

Tech to the rescue: The race to save the right whales | The Globe and Mail (April 3, 2018)

WCAI Special Reporting Series: In the Shadow of Extinction | NPR – WCAI (Spring 2018)

Lobster industry must lead on right whales (Op-Ed) | Boston Globe (April 1, 2018)

‘Ropeless’ consortium aims to end entanglements of declining North Atlantic right whales | Mongabay News (March 29, 2018)

Endangered North Atlantic right whales didn’t reproduce this year | Earth.com (March 28, 2018)

Rescuing and Protecting Sea Turtles | NECN (March 28, 2018)

Endangered whale species is one step closer to extinction | Associated Press (March 27, 2018)

Special Report: North Atlantic right whales in crisis | Cape Cod Times (March 23, 2018)

Right whale protection: pressure is growing in the United States | Radio Canada (March 23, 2018)

Right whale survival may be dependent on snow crab fishery’s flexibility | Seafood Source (March 22, 2018)

No right whale calves spotted this season a bad sign for endangered species | CBC Canada (March 16, 2018)

North Atlantic Right Whales Are Near Extinction. We Can Avert It. (Op-Ed) | The New York Times (March 7, 2018)

Scientists say lobster traps are in wrong place for right whales | Ellsworth American (March 7, 2018)

Gear is in the wrong place for right whales, scientists say | Mt Desert Islander (March 7, 2018)

Student scientists and a whale named Calvin | Mt Desert Islander (March 6, 2018)

An “Unusual Mortality Event” Could Push an Entire Endangered Whale Species Past the Point of No Return | Mother Jones (March 2, 2018)

Lobstermen pack meeting concerning right whales, possible gear changes | Village Soup (March 2, 2018)

Scientists alarmed: no right whale calves | Radio Canada (Feb. 27, 2018)

Cape officials condemn Trump drilling proposal | Cape Cod Times (Feb. 26, 2018)

Canada to introduce mandatory reporting of whale interactions this year | CBC Canada (Feb. 19, 2018)

‘The Time is Now’ to Change How We Catch Lobsters | NPR – WCAI (Feb. 12, 2018)

Baleen whale species on brink of extinction for first time in 300 years | Nature (Feb. 7, 2018)

‘Numbers are pretty alarming’: researchers hope for turnaround year for right whales | CTV News Canada (Feb. 4, 2018)

Elizabeth, MCAF and Thinking Big | Women Working for Oceans (Jan. 26, 2018)

The Noose Beneath the Waves | Hakai Magazine (Jan. 23, 2018)

Canada announces changes to protect right whales | Cape Cod Times (Jan. 23, 2018)

Lack of southern sightings worries right whale researchers | Cape Cod Times (Jan. 19, 2018)

Conservation groups sue to protect right whales | Cape Cod Times (Jan. 18, 2018)

Right whales in crisis, immediate action necessary | Commercial Fisheries News (Jan. 1, 2018)

  1. 2017

    Thresher sharks fall victim to cold snap | Cape Cod Times (Dec. 29, 2017)

    17 Right Whales Died in 2017—The Time for Systemic Change Is Now | EcoWatch (Dec. 27, 2017)

    North Atlantic right whales could be gone by mid-century | Cape Cod Times (Dec. 12, 2017)

    Unusual mortality event pushes North Atlantic right whale closer to extinction | International Business Times (Dec. 12, 2017)

    You have a national park in the ocean, and it’s in jeopardy | CT Viewpoints (Dec. 12, 2017)

    North Atlantic right whale could face extinction | WBUR (Dec. 11, 2017)

    North Atlantic right whales could become extinct, US officials say | Associated Press (Dec. 10, 2017)

    These whales are stressed out. The proof is in their poop. | Washington Post (Dec. 8, 2017)

    Already on Brink, Right Whales Are Pushed Closer to the Edge | Yale Environment 360 (Dec. 7, 2017)

    Great white sharks may become more common sight off New England coast, scientists say | Associated Press (Dec. 6, 2017)

    Entanglements hamper reproduction as right whale population slides | Mongabay (Dec. 5, 2017)

    Meet the Biologists Who Rescue Whales Trapped in Fishing Gear | Mental Floss (Dec. 5, 2017)

    Scientists: More Great White Sharks Could Come to Maine Coast | NECN (Dec. 5, 2017)

    Stress Hormones Soar in Whales Trapped by Fishing Lines | The New York Times (Dec. 4, 2017)

    Feces of entangled North Atlantic right whales show ‘extreme suffering’ | CBC News Canada (Dec. 1, 2017)

    Traces of hormone allow scientists to detect stress in whales | Boston Globe (Nov. 30, 2017)

    Marine monument an area teeming with life | Cape Cod Times (Nov. 26, 2017)

    North Atlantic’s greatest survivors are hunted once more | The Guardian (Nov. 25, 2017)

    Threatened Marine Monument Is a Whale and Dolphin ‘Hot Spot’ | NRDC (Nov. 22, 2017)

    Right whale poo: the key to conserving an endangered species? | Conservation Physiology (Nov. 15, 2017)

    Life’s drag for the whale saddled with 450ft of fishing rope | The Times U.K. (Nov. 9, 2017)

    The North Atlantic right whale faces extinction | Science Magazine (Nov. 7, 2017)

    Marine scientists at Halifax conference raise alarm over rise in Right Whale deaths | Global News Canada (Oct. 22, 2017)

    Right whale researchers meet in Halifax to sound alarm about species decline | CTV News Canada (Oct. 22, 2017)

    Experts seek solutions to North Atlantic right whale crisis | CTV News Canada (Oct. 22, 2017)

    Deep Trouble: the North Atlantic right whale in peril  | CBC News Canada (Oct. 17, 2017)

    Report: Whale’s breath could hold clues to their health | Cape Cod Times (Oct. 16, 2017)

    Why the drop in right whales has Maine lobstermen worried | Bangor Daily News (Oct. 5, 2017)

    Boat strikes, fishing gear behind right whale deaths in Gulf of St. Lawrence: report | The Globe and Mail (Oct. 5, 2017)

    As Seas Warm, Whales Face New Dangers | The New York Times (Oct. 3, 2017)

    Method to estimate abundance, trends in North Atlantic right whales confirms decline | Phys.org (Sept. 19, 2017)

    How Humans Are Inadvertently Hastening the Extinction of Canada’s Whales | The Walrus (Sept. 13, 2017)

    North Atlantic right whales decline confirmed: 458 remaining | Science Daily (Sept. 1, 2017)

    Rare right whales dying at alarming rate off Atlantic coast | Associated Press (Aug. 25, 2017)

    Endangered right whales are dying in record numbers off Canada, raising alarm | Science Magazine (Aug. 24, 2017)

    Accidental deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales threaten species’ survival | Associated Press (Aug. 15, 2017)

    Catastrophic die-off of right whales in New England, Canadian waters puzzles scientists | The Press Herald (Aug. 15, 2017)

    Watching whales from above, researchers race to stop more deaths in the Gulf of St. Lawrence | The Globe and Mail (Aug. 14, 2017)

    Likelihood of whales dying from ship collisions falls 70 per cent at lower speed | CBC News Canada (Aug. 14, 2017)

    Here’s What Can Be Done to Stop the Mounting Deaths of Right Whales | Oceans Deeply (Aug. 10, 2017)

    The urban whale: What makes right whales unique | CBC News Canada (Aug. 8, 2017)

    The 50-Ton Patient | TuftsNow (July 27, 2017)

    The right whales’ darkest summer | BBC Earth (July 12, 2017)

    Undersea National Monument Could Be Left High and Dry | Scientific American (July 11, 2017)

    To save endangered whales, look to the poop | Popular Science (July 11, 2017)

    Up close and personal with sharks | NECN (July 7, 2017)

    Fishermen, environmentalists continue battle over protected area off Cape Cod | Cape Cod Times (July 7, 2018)

    Oceanography: The Wind and the Whales | Martha’s Vineyard Magazine (July 1, 2017)

    ‘A path toward extinction’: Experts call deaths of six right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence a ‘mortality disaster’ | National Post (June 30, 2017)

    What To Do If You’re Attacked By A Shark | Men’s Journal (June 27, 2017)

    Scientists React To Proposed Seismic Blasting Off Of East Coast | RI NPR (June 8, 2017)

    Fitbit for Sharks | NPR – WCAI (May 29, 2017)

    Sand Tiger Sharks: Tracking US east coast movement for better management | Oceanbites (May 13, 2017)

    The Mystery of Off-The-Grid Whale Moms | The Atlantic (May 12, 2017)

    Despite recovery, humpback whales still suffer from ship strikes | Christian Science Monitor (April 26, 2017)

    We may be underestimating whale-boat collisions | Associated Press (April 24, 2017)

    Study Aims to Protect Right Whales South of the Vineyard | Vineyard Gazette (April 18, 2017)

    How a better rope could help save the endangered right whale  | Christian Science Monitor (April 17, 2017)

    Your Shark Questions Answered | NECN (April 11, 2017)

    Wind energy studies reveal congregations of right whales | Cape Cod Times (March 31, 2017)

  2. 2016

    Thriller Whales | TuftsNow (Nov. 29, 2016)

    Fishermen Test Weaker Ropes So Whales Can Break Through Them | WBUR (Oc. 7. 2016)

    Dr. Moira Brown + Right Whales | CBC News: Atlantic Voice (Oct. 2, 2016)

    Right whale entanglements continue despite search for solutions | CBC News Canada (Oct. 2, 2016)

    Baby lobsters in hot water as ocean temperatures rise | Associated Press (Sept. 24, 2016)

    Endangered Whales’ Baby Bust Is Linked to Fishing Gear Entanglement | TakePart.com (Sept. 6, 2016)

    Right whales are getting tangled in fishing gear, and that’s a big problem | Associated Press (Sept. 3, 2016)

    Endangered right whale population threatened by entanglements and dramatically declining birth rate | Science Daily (Sept. 1, 2016)

    Right whale recovery in North Atlantic stalls | CBC News Canada (Sept. 1, 2016)

    Zodiacs and Crossbows: I Spent a Day Chasing Whales to Learn How to Study Them | Vice (Sept. 1, 2016)

    Once Dying And Bleached, A Pacific Coral Reef Is Blooming Again | WBUR (Aug. 18, 2016)

    The push is on to develop fishing ropes that won’t kill whales | Boston Globe (June 16, 2016)

    South Shore lobstermen at the forefront in advances aimed at protecting endangered whales | Patriot Ledger (June 16, 2016)

    New aquarium center promises increased research, conservation | Boston Globe (June 8, 2016)

    New England Aquarium opens new ocean life center in Boston | Associated Press (June 8, 2016)

    Researchers brainstorm ways to prevent whale entanglement | Boston Globe (May 25, 2016)

    Scientists, fishermen plot ways to prevent whale entanglements | Cape Cod Times (May 24, 2016)

    Helping Fishermen Catch What They Want, and Nothing Else | NPR – WCAI (May 3, 2016)

    Scientists to White House: Stop Oil Industry Threat to Whales | TakePart.org (April 20, 2016)

    Seismic surveys could threaten endangered whales | Phys.org (April 15, 2016)

    Right whales threatened by planned seismic surveys along Mid- and Southeastern Atlantic seaboard, say scientists | Science Daily (April 14, 2016)

    New England Aquarium scientists studying imperiled skate | Associated Press (April 8, 2016)

    Right whales spending spring break off Cape Cod | Washington Post (March 15, 2016)

    Endangered right whales return to Cape Cod in ‘mindblowing’ numbers | Associated Press (March 14, 2016)

    Snatching whale snot from the sky and other adventures in wildlife conservation | Chemical and Engineering News (Feb. 29, 2016)

    What Whales Do at Night | Scientific American (Feb. 24, 2016)

    New Research Reveals Surprising Social Networks of Sharks | American Geophysical Union (Feb. 22, 2016)

    This Bus-Size Whale Is Even More Unusual Than We Thought | National Geographic (Feb. 10, 2016)

    Meet the Dogs Sniffing Out Whale Poop for Science | Smithsonian Magazine (Feb. 8, 2016)

    New Whale Species, and New Ways to Study Them All | NPR – WCAI (Feb. 8, 2016)

    US expands key zone for rare North Atlantic right whales | Boston Globe (Jan. 28, 2016)

    Making Facebook for Whales | The Atlantic (Jan. 14, 2016)

    Fishing line causing lethal entanglements for right whales | CBC News Canada (Jan. 8. 2016)

  3. 2015

  4. 2014

    The Whale Savers | Christian Science Monitor (Oct. 12, 2014)

    EMS aftermath: lessons to learn | Seafood Source TV (Sept. 20, 2014)

    The New England Aquarium’s search for the right whale | Boston Globe (Sept. 6, 2014)

    Underwater gliders could solve ecological mystery of right whale | CTV News Canada (Aug. 5, 2014)

    An unusual partnership works to make fishing more sustainable | The Guardian (June 17, 2014)

    Confessions of a Shark Researcher | WGBH (May 8, 2014)

    Whales are being killed by noise pollution | Newsweek (April 2, 2014)

    America Tosses Nearly 20 Percent of All the Fish We Catch | TakePart.com (March 20, 2014)

    Changing lobster ropes’ color could save whales | Associated Press (March 2, 2014)

    Fish, Tides, and Turbines: With proper safeguards, water currents can be harnessed out of sight | Natural History Magazine (Jan. 16, 2014)

  5. 2013

    A North Atlantic Mystery: Case of the Missing Whales | Yale Environment 360 (Nov. 26, 2013)

    Whale Riders | Earth Island Journal (July 1, 2013)

    Save the whales? There’s an app for that! | Deep Sea News (March 3, 2013)