whales

New Federal Licenses May Sink Lobster Fleets 

New Federal Licenses May Sink Lobster Fleets 

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Contact:  Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org New Federal Licenses May Sink Lobster Fleets   NOAA’s Past Accommodations of Lobster Industry Come Back to Bite It   Boston — After a series of court...
PEERMail: NOAA is Choosing Extinction

PEERMail: NOAA is Choosing Extinction

NOAA Is Choosing Extinction As the North Atlantic right whale careens toward extinction, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) leaders refuse to act on the findings of the agency’s own scientists to protect these whales. Roughly 400 North Atlantic...
NOAA Balks at Steps to Save Remaining Right Whales  

NOAA Balks at Steps to Save Remaining Right Whales  

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, July 9, 2020 Contact:  Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org NOAA Balks at Steps to Save Remaining Right Whales Scientists Ignored as Agency Delays Entanglement and Ship Strike Relief Boston  —  As the North...

Conservation Area No Longer Safe for Right Whales

President Trump just announced that he was rescinding protections in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Marine Monument off the New England coast, one of only five Marine Monuments in the country. The 5,000 square mile area east of Cape Cod was closed to...