WORLD WHALE BUZZ: PUBLICATION: Respiratory function in dolphins on land

We would like to share our new publication investigating the respiratory effects of beaching in healthy bottlenose dolphins. The citation and abstract are pasted below. For pdf requests, please send an email to: afahlman@whoi.ed  Sincerely, Andreas and co-authors Citation: Fahlman, … Continue reading WORLD WHALE BUZZ: PUBLICATION: Respiratory function in dolphins on land

DID YOU KNOW? This Uninhabited Island Off of Massachusetts Is Littered With Bombs

Whether wildlife refuge, research destination or restored traditional homeland, the fate of Nomans Land is up for debate By James Freitas, Hakai Magazine SMITHSONIANMAG.COMMARCH 16, 2021 12:00PM Nomans Land, Massachusetts, is unusual for the heavily populated New England coast. The island could … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW? This Uninhabited Island Off of Massachusetts Is Littered With Bombs

JOBS: Summer Internships Available with Hawaii Marine Animal Response

JOIN OUR FIELD RESPONSE TEAM on the beautiful island of Oahu in the State of Hawaii. We are accepting applications for interns for our Summer 2021 internship period. The deadline is March 31, however, applications will be reviewed as they come in, and positions will be assigned as responses are received so apply soon. Here is more detail about this opportunity. ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Hawaii Marine Animal Response (HMAR) is the field operations arm of Hawaii Marine Mammal Alliance Inc. and is the largest Hawaii-based non-profit marine species conservation and response organization. We cover nearly 300 miles of coastline on … Continue reading JOBS: Summer Internships Available with Hawaii Marine Animal Response

EXPLORE PEI: Best beaches on P.E.I. to find sea glass

‘If you explore beyond the popular spots you can still find lots’ Sara Fraser · CBC News · Posted: Jul 16, 2017 8:00 AM AT | Last Updated: July 16, 2017 Beachcombing for interesting shells and beach glass has become an increasingly popular pastime … Continue reading EXPLORE PEI: Best beaches on P.E.I. to find sea glass

OPINION: 2008 – Short Sea Shipping! Did I doze Off or What?

No wonder we are constantly in trouble. It seems to me that every ten years there’s a fresh bunch of “new-borns” entering the market place. Unfortunately, in spite of their MBA’s they apparently have no historical knowledge about the place … Continue reading OPINION: 2008 – Short Sea Shipping! Did I doze Off or What?

WHALES: Looking back at the LNG threat to the Northern Right Whale – 2007. Has anything changed?

3/6/21 The article below was written many years ago when LNG developments in Passamaquoddy Bay were threatening the Northern Right Whale population that summered in this area. The effort to stop the LNG developments was successful but little has changed … Continue reading WHALES: Looking back at the LNG threat to the Northern Right Whale – 2007. Has anything changed?

ISSUES: Nuclear Radiation … you can’t see it, smell it or taste it … why worry?

It’s true. You generally can’t see, taste, or smell nuclear radiation and folks really, really don’t seem to worry about it. Click here to see what it looks like and understand that some forms of radiation can penetrate your body … Continue reading ISSUES: Nuclear Radiation … you can’t see it, smell it or taste it … why worry?

EXPLORE: Can you find the lost city of Norumbega … Is it somewhere in New England?

Art MacKay Norumbega, or Nurembega, is a legendary settlement in northeastern North America which appeared on many early maps from the 1500s until American colonization. The word “Norumbega” was originally spelled Oranbega in Giovanni da Verrazzano’s 1529 map of America, and the word is believed … Continue reading EXPLORE: Can you find the lost city of Norumbega … Is it somewhere in New England?

PLACES: Maine – Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

Placer and lode gold have been found in Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Knox, Oxford, Somerset, Waldo and Washington Counties. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting. Always seek permission from property owners and obtain any necessary permits prior … Continue reading PLACES: Maine – Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

WHALING: Passamaquoddy Tribe on Porpoise Hunting Today – ARCHIVE ATLANTIC

Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe live in Maine and New Brunswick at the entrance to the Bay of Fundy. They have always depended for their sustenance on marine animals and plants, including porpoise and whales. The following is their current … Continue reading WHALING: Passamaquoddy Tribe on Porpoise Hunting Today – ARCHIVE ATLANTIC