This week, a team of federal and state officials, scientists, fishermen, and others plan to meet in Providence and issue formal recommendations that seek to reduce whale deaths and serious injuries by as much as 80 percent.
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In a major ruling, a federal judge concluded Thursday that the National Marine Fisheries Service violated the Endangered Species Act.
The past decade has been devastating for the North Atlantic right whales, putting them on a path toward extinction. Scientists estimate that only about 400 remain.
Lobstermen are facing a new, imminent threat, one that could drastically change how they’ve operated for generations: regulations to protect North Atlantic right whales.
The Boston Globe created a 12-minute documentary short highlighting how climate change is affecting the future of Cape Cod.
To the millions of us who visit Cape Cod once or twice a summer, the effects of climate change can seem subtle, if we see them at all: A breach in the dunes. A crack in the pavement. But once you know how to see what is shifting, changing and washing away, it is impossible to ignore. Come with us as we explore the Cape to better understand what climate change is doing here, what it means for the future of this beloved place, and what the cost of inaction might be.
With fewer than 400 right whales left, an activist is suing Massachusetts and Maine to reduce one great risk to the iconic species: becoming entangled in the hundreds of thousands of fishing lines that interlace the Gulf of Maine.
North Atlantic right whales face heightened risk in the frigid waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Trump's risky recipe for foreign policy—mix sanctions, tariffs, and trade in a blender.
Today’s a banner day for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and for President Donald Trump, who contradicted decades of U.S. policy to boost his friend’s reelection, including moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem and declaring Israel should keep the occupied Golan Heights.
The Brexit debacle shows us we are in an age of irresponsibility.
Pulitzer Center Executive Diretor Indira Lakshmanan on autocracy’s recent growing appeal both nationally and internationally.