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Future of entangled female right whale looks brighter thanks to CCS team

On Thursday, April 12 the Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) in Provincetown responded to reports of an entangled right whale on Stellwagen Bank. The right whale, identified as #1142 (Kleenex), is a …

Remembering Doug Coughran

Doug Coughran, a dear friend and colleague from Perth, Australia, passed away on March 15, 2018, surrounded by his family. He will be sorely missed by CCS and by friends from around the world. Doug dedicated much of his life …

Nauset Disposal partners with CCS and “1,000 Friends” to save right whales

The Center for Coastal Studies is partnering with Nauset Disposal, to find 1,000 Friends of Right Whales and raise $100,000 to support the Center’s Right Whale Emergency Initiative. With a population of just 433 individuals, the critically endangered North Atlantic …

CCS Presents “Double Agents: Practicing Coastal Science and Visual Arts on Cape Cod”

On Wednesday, March 28, the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) presents “Double Agents: Practicing Coastal Science and Visual Arts on Cape Cod” by Mark Adams and Terri Smith. This free event begins at 7 pm at Napi’s Restaurant, Provincetown. “As …

Experts say ‘extinction is around the corner’ for right whales

On Thursday, March 1, Dr. Charles “Stormy” Mayo was interviewed at length by Marco Werman, host of “The World” on Public Radio International (PRI). Click HERE to listen to the full interview. A summary of the piece by The World …

Rare North Atlantic right whales return to Cape Cod Bay

Provincetown, MA – On Tuesday, January 16 the Center for Coastal Studies’ aerial survey team took off from Provincetown airport for the first right whale surveillance flight of the 2018 season; within hours they had spotted 14 of the critically …

New Study Shows Humpback Whale Numbers Increasing In NY Harbor

December 2, 2017 Humpback whales are not only making a splash along the beaches of Long Island and New Jersey; they have also been sighted inside New York harbor. A recent study found that humpback whale numbers are increasing inside …

Center for Coastal Studies Launches Online Holiday Auction

The Center for Coastal Studies has teamed up with Bidding for Good to host an online auction to raise funds for the Center’s research, education, and whale rescue programs. The auction has something for everyone, from jewelry, games, collectibles and …

Martha’s Vineyard partners free entangled leatherback

On Sunday October 1, the Center for Coastal Studies Emergency Hotline received a report of an entangled leatherback turtle gear off Cuttyhunk. CCS contacted our partners on Martha’s Vineyard, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head Aquinnah Natural Resources Department; Department …

CCS MAER team frees entangled humpback whale off Truro, MA

September 12, 2017 The Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) disentangled a humpback whale today off Ballston Beach, Truro. The MAER team and scientists from the Center’s Humpback Whale Studies Program were conducting …