• Marine Policy Initiative

    The Center's latest commitment to marine conservation is the Marine Policy Initiative & Monitoring Programs.

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  • Humpback Whale Research

    CCS has studied the Gulf of Maine humpback whale population continuously since the 1970s and is the only institution to routinely monitor it across its...

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  • Seal Research

    Our work includes the development of a photo-identification catalog and database of individual gray seals from Cape Cod.

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  • Marine Fisheries Research

    The Marine Fisheries Research program (MFR) is underway at the Center for Coastal Studies.

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  • Thursday, July 7, 2016

    Humpback whale disentangled off Chatham, MA

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    Fin whale disentangled by CCS MAER team

  • Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Entangled humpback whale freed off Provincetown – third disentanglement by CCS MAER in less than three weeks



WHALE WEEK! Whale Olympics and Party in the Park!

10 am – 12:30 pm at the Bas Relief Park, 112 Bradford Street, Provincetown The Center for Coastal Studies Studies encourages you and your family to drop by the Bas Relief Park for the 2016 Whale Olympics, a fun hour of marine …

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