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Beth Larson presents “Phytoplankton – Cirque du Soleil in Cape Cod Bay!”

The Center for Coastal Studies presents”Phytoplankton – Cirque du Soleil in Cape Cod Bay!” by Beth Larson on Wednesday, January 28 at 7 pm at Napi’s Restaurant, Provincetown. Free, all welcome. Phytoplankton are microscopic marine plants, that, like terrestrial plants, require sunlight in …

Center for Coastal Studies surpasses 30 years of whale rescue, expands response capacity.

On Thanksgiving Day in 1984, researchers from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) took to the icy waters of Provincetown Harbor to free a humpback whale named Ibis from a heavy, dragging mass of fishing gear and line. In doing …

Another Leatherback turtle freed – mariners encouraged to report entangled animals

Another Leatherback turtle rescued -mariners encouraged to report entangled animals  The Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team at the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) disentangled a leatherback turtle yesterday, just outside the east entrance to the Cape Cod Canal. Recreational …

Humpback whale ‘Spinnaker’ freed from life-threatening entanglement

On Saturday, September 13 the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team travelled to Mount Desert, Maine to assist in the disentanglement of a humpback whale. The entangled whale was first spotted by the Bar Harbor …

Entangled leatherback turtle freed by Center for Coastal Studies team

The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) disentangled a leatherback sea turtle yesterday afternoon outside of Provincetown Harbor. The very large turtle had multiple wraps of rope around its neck and was dragging heavy fishing gear. The turtle was reported by …

Entangled leatherback turtle freed by CCS team

On July 6, the Center for Coastal Studies disentangled a large leatherback sea turtle off Sandy Neck. This was the first confirmed sea turtle entanglement in Cape Cod Bay in 2014, and the fifth for the year off Massachusetts so …

“A remarkable sighting” – Center for Coastal Studies identifies Arctic bowhead whale in Cape Cod Bay

Friday, April 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Stormy Mayo +1-508-237-9448 Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Researchers at the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) have observed a bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) in Cape Cod Bay, …

Center for Coastal Studies team frees entangled minke whale

Saturday, April 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Yesterday afternoon the Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) in Provincetown released a minke whale …

Center for Coastal Studies expands water quality monitoring program

Friday, April 11, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) has been awarded a contract by Barnstable County to continue and expand its water quality monitoring …

Latest Fishing Gear Recovery A Success In Provincetown

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Laura Ludwig, Project Manager 207-263-5300 mobile Latest Fishing Gear Recovery A Success In Provincetown In March 2014, the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) continued its effort to assess …