Coast Guard calls for caution as endangered right whales skim feed off Cape Cod coast

Coast Guard calls for caution as endangered right whales skim feed off Cape Cod coast
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Right whale skim feeding with NOAA ship Delaware II in the background. Credit: NOAA/NEFSC BOSTON — The Coast Guard is advising mariners Wednesday to head caution on the water as multiple groups of right whales have been observed in the area of Boston Light to Marshfield. As per the Endangered Species...

Coast Guard keeps merchant mariners and public informed on whales

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is taking active measures to ensure the health and safety of whales in local waters. Every year, from November to April, several whale species return to the Virginia coastal waters that are part of their migratory routes and calving grounds. During this time, the Coast Guard, in partnership with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries...

Suit Filed to Force Coast Guard to Protect Whales From California Coast Ship Strikes

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, (E-wire Press Release) – Today the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit seeking to force the U.S. Coast Guard to comply with the Endangered Species Act and protect endangered whales from ship traffic off the California coast. Last year, collisions with ships killed at least three endangered blue whales off southern California, yet the Coast Guard maintains...