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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 …

Long-term studies unlock a revolutionary new technique for aging humpback whales

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Jooke Robbins, PhD jrobbins@coastalstudies.org Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Scientists have developed the first DNA-based test for estimating the age of humpback whales, based on decades of …

Iconic right whale WART returns to Cape Cod Bay – first sighting since April 2013

Sunday, February 9, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Yesterday afternoon researchers from the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown spotted a right whale known to local researchers as “Wart” in Cape Cod Bay. …

Missing Whales return to Cape Cod Bay

Monday, January 7, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Monday, January 7, 2014 On Sunday afternoon a research team from the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, flying a survey over Cape Cod Bay, …

Center for Coastal Studies leads NJ humpback entanglement response

Friday, November 15, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Members of the Marine Animal Entanglement Response team from theĂ‚ Center for Coastal Studies in ProvincetownĂ‚ (CCS MAER) are leading efforts to free a juvenile …

Endangered humpback whale off NJ freed from entanglement

Friday, November 15, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Today, members of the Marine Animal Entanglement team at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown (CCS MAER) successfully freed a juvenile humpback whale entangled …

Center for Coastal Studies announces 2013 Chase-Miller Forum, “Shifting Sands”

Friday, November 1, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org On November 22, 2013 the Center for Coastal Studies will present the 2013 Chase-Miller Forum at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The theme is Shifting Coasts …

Center for Coastal Studies frees endangered leatherback turtle from life-threatening entanglement – record numbers reported/rescued this season

Monday, September 23, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org A large leatherback sea turtle was disentangled today in Nantucket Sound by the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies’ Marine Animal Entanglement Response team (MAER) and …

Entangled leatherback turtle freed by Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies team

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org The Marine Animal Entanglement Response team at the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies disentangled a large leatherback sea turtle yesterday afternoon in Cape Cod Bay. …

Center for Coastal Studies team disentangles basking shark

Friday, May 31, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org The Marine Animal Entanglement Response team (MAER) at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown (CCS) disentangled a large basking shark in Cape Cod Bay …