A commercial lobster diver cheated death after nearly being swallowed by a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on Friday morning.
The U.S. plans to auction eight lease areas for offshore wind power in the shallow stretch of the Atlantic between New York’s Long Island and New Jersey.
A framework released by the National Marine Fisheries Service last month that calls for reducing risks to the endangered North Atlantic right whale in federal fisheries has been criticized both by conservationists and lobstermen, though for different reasons.
Research has shown the enriching benefits of living near coasts, lakes and rivers even as climate change challenges that romance.
A project intended to protect the South Shore’s coastal communities is finally set to get underway in the fall after years of delays.
The Conservation Commission will be presenting its 18-month long study regarding sea level rise and its effects on Greenwich. The three-part study is nearly complete, and the commission is inviting town residents to hear what the results are over the course of two presentations on June 9 and June 16 at 7:00pm.
Nantucket voters on Saturday overwhelmingly rejected proposed restrictions on short-term vacation rentals, and a move to earmark a quarter of the Land Bank's annual revenue for affordable-housing initiatives.
I’m from Maine, and I return every time I can. I’m not from the coast, but my cousins are, and boiled lobster is the standard at any summer gathering. I remember my lobsterman cousin pulling up in his pickup with two big Styrofoam coolers packed full of bugs.
In 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) posted in the Federal Register the purpose of its New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study (CSRM).
The Biden administration has proposed a 12.9 percent funding cut for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works program, prompting pushback from an influential Democratic ally.
The interconnectedness of ports leave assets such as warehouses, trucking networks and railroads vulnerable to disruptions from climate change and rising sea levels.
Ortley Beach, just one week after undergoing a maintenance project to return sand to the oceanfront and repair beach entrances, had its beachfront battered by a storm over the course of Memorial Day Weekend.
State coastal regulators approved a vital certification for the South Fork Wind Farm on Wednesday, a decision that pushes the second major offshore wind project proposed in the United States one step closer to reality.
Battered by rising seas and scarred by erosion, the Boston Harbor islands have been named one of the country’s 11 most endangered historic sites by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a stark warning about the threat that climate change poses to important landmarks from the past.
The citywide zoning changes will help to keep New York City coastal residents and businesses more prepared for climate change.
A Maryland power plant has been releasing stormwater for years into a small Patuxent River town founded in the late 1920s as a vacation resort for Black professionals.
Migration through Delaware Bay this year was the lowest since records began in 1982
A 93-year-old Fortune man is the only doryman still alive who fished on it
The United States’ offshore wind industry is tiny, with just seven wind turbines operating off Rhode Island and Virginia. The few attempts to build large-scale wind farms like in Europe have run into long delays — but that may be about to change.
The New Bedford model of coastal resiliency works. Boston should follow suit.
Developers of a planned offshore wind farm to power the South Fork have agreed to reduce the number of turbines for the LIPA-contracted project to 12 from 15, but Rhode Island fishermen offered a $12 million compensation package say the turbine reduction won't help and the package is inadequate.
Combatting the effects of climate change in a cost-effective, fiscally responsible way requires innovative thinking and careful consideration of the challenge at hand.
Beach towns are getting more expensive even as they become more vulnerable to climate change.
As global temperatures steadily increase, experts predict that the resulting sea level rise and flooding will encroach on the Greater Boston Area — including Harvard’s campus.