On December 30 Gov. Janet Mills’ administration announced Maine’s Department of Marine Resources (DMR) has been granted intervenor status in Maine Lobstermen’s Association v. National Marine Fisheries Service.
Automation technology and farming techniques borrowed from more mature scallop fisheries as far away as Japan are giving some seafood harvesters a glimpse of a potentially profitable future.
East River waterfront project part of 4-part resiliency plan
ByThe Real Deal
New England is warming significantly faster than global average temperatures, and that rate is expected to accelerate as more greenhouse gases are pumped into the atmosphere and dangerous feedback loops contribute to climate change, according to a new study.
Completion of Dredging at 20 Projects Across Eight Counties to Increase Resiliency and Sustain Recreation. Phase III of Project Scheduled to Be Completed in 2022. Part of State’s $300 Million Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (‘REDI’)
In terms of climate change, 2021 was a chaotic and destructive year with almost constant record-breaking extreme weather events. The heat wave in western Canada last summer exceeded what models predicted as possible this soon. It was 121.3 degrees Fahrenheit in Lytton, British Columbia, on June 29.
Until recently, researchers tracking the well-being of the world's most endangered great whale could count on North Atlantic right whales showing up in several key areas at certain times of the year seeking food, love, or a safe place to give birth.
The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has so prioritized offshore wind energy development that it is bypassing real environmental review and failing to consider alternative sites that won’t harm the commercial fishing industry, charges a lawsuit brought by the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
With more than 30 GW of offshore wind power capacity under development along the US East Coast, power market participants are paying close attention to when these projects will begin delivering power into the regional markets, with several milestones expected in 2022.
The City of Lewes has hired former Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Shoreline and Waterway Management Administrator Tony Pratt to analyze and advocate on behalf of the city regarding chronic beach erosion issues.
NORTH WILDWOOD — On a weekday afternoon, a dog and its owner work their way through a steady December wind sweeping across the beach in the troublesome northeast corner of Five Mile Beach.
A charting correction by NMFS officials shifts the boundary of the LMA 1 lobster restricted area to now include a 61-square mile sliver of water in LMA 3, subject to the closure order through Jan. 31, 2021.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Shoreline and Waterway Management Section is set to begin beach nourishment work in the Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, Bowers, South Bowers, and Slaughter Beach communities in early January 2022.
The SouthCoast has powered Massachusetts for what seems like forever. While the whaling port was not developed until the mid-17th century, the height of the industry attracted people from all over, for a job whose only pre-existing requirement was facing the largest mammal on the planet.
One year into Maine’s Climate Action Plan, officials are launching new programs to help towns cut carbon emissions and adapt to the effects of warming temperatures.
The Sconset Beach Preservation Fund has agreed to pour an estimated 20,000 cubic yards of sand onto the geotube project at the foot of the Sconset Bluff this winter, in a move they hope will be a step towards finding a way forward in the ongoing battle over that project.
NARRGANSETT, R.I. — The administrators of a privately-owned 4.5-acre scenic area providing public oceanfront access for decades are threatening to close the property unless public officials give them millions of dollars to fix what they say is erosion damage.
New London — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week issued a key federal permit authorizing long-awaited work to commence at State Pier in New London.
Latest edition of the plan advances a 10-year vision for an equitable, resilient, and healthy waterfront across the five boroughs.Department of City Planning (DCP) Director Anita Laremont announced on Sunday the release of the Comprehensive Waterfront Plan, a document that puts forth a broad, 10-year vision for New York City’s 520 miles of waterfront and potential strategies to provide more equitable access to all the waterfront has to offer — such as parks, jobs, and affordable and resilient places to live.
Leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District gathered at the Fire Island Lighthouse on Dec. 17 for an official ceremony kicking off construction on the $1.7 billion Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) coastal-storm risk-management project, which has been in the works for several decades.
Climate change and global warming mean rising sea levels, which in turn threaten coastal cities across the globe that will face a renewed struggle with the seas they harbor.
HOLDERNESS, N.H. (AP) — Navigating her boat toward a wooden platform floating in an idyllic New Hampshire lake where “On Golden Pond” was filmed, biologist Tiffany Grade spotted what she had feared.
Smart Port Regional Growth Cluster project, led by city and NJIT, advances to next round of $1B Build Back Better Regional Challenge
Shark researchers have a deep understanding of the great white shark’s complex life along the Atlantic coast after analyzing the movement patterns of 48 white sharks tagged off Massachusetts and in other spots up and down the east coast.