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    Current Releases

  • Long-term studies unlock a revolutionary new technique for aging humpback whales, 3/18/14
  • Iconic right whale WART returns to Cape Cod Bay - first sighting since April 2013, 2/9/14
  • "Missing" whales return to Cape Cod Bay, 1/7/14
  • Endangered humpback whale off NJ freed from entanglement, 11/15/13
  • Center for Coastal Studies leads NJ humpback entanglement response, 11/15/13
  • Center for Coastal Studies announces 2013 Chase-Miller Forum, "Shifting Sands", 11/1/13
  • Center for Coastal Studies frees endangered leatherback turtle from life-threatening entanglement - record numbers reported/rescued this season, 9/23/13
  • Entangled leatherback turtle freed by Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies team, 7/10/13
  • Center for Coastal Studies team disentangles basking shark, 5/31/13
  • Center for Coastal Studies welcomes celebrity guests to upcoming benefit dinner, 4/3/13
  • Fishermen Sought for Lower Cape Derelict Gear Recovery Program, 2/7/13
  • Right whale mom and calf make unexpected and early appearance in Cape Cod Bay, 1/13/13
  • Tis the (2013) Season! First Confirmed Sighting of Critically-Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales, 12/12/12
  • ACT RIGHT NOW - Save a Species: North Atlantic Right Whale, 12/7/12
  • Provincetown scientists release multi-year analysis of water quality in Cape Cod Bay, 12/4/12
  • Provincetown team frees entangled humpback whale - 11th this record-breaking season, 11/27/12
  • Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies announces Wildlife Tracking Workshop, 11/6/12
  • Provincetown team frees badly entangled/injured humpback calf, 10/25/12
  • Record setting week of rescues for Provincetown disentanglement team, 9/19/12
  • PCCS announces ribbon-cutting ceremony/economic and environmental results for new solar panel installation, 9/12/12
  • PCCS reports record setting sighting of a bowhead whale, an arctic species, off Cape Cod, 8/28/12
  • PCCS team disentangles humpback whale "Hiatus"for the second time this summer, 8/19/12
  • Two entangled leatherback turtles freed by PCCS team, 8/16/12
  • Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies presents Wildlife Tracking Workshop, 8/16/12
  • PCCS announces third lecture of Chase Miller Policy Forum series, 8/13/12
  • PCCS announces second lecture of Chase Miller Policy Forum series, 8/6/12
  • Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies announces new public policy forum, 7/16/12
  • WHALE WEEK returns to Provincetown, 7/12/12
  • Provincetown team frees entangled humpback whale - second rescue in two days, 7/7/12
  • Young humpback whale disentangled off Cape Cod, 7/5/12
  • PCCS Studying the Impacts of Climate Change on Marine Mammals; Beluga whale reported in Cape Cod Bay, 6/13/12
  • Humpback whale freed from entanglement, 5/18/12
  • Have Fun! Save Whales! 5/17/12
  • Local Organizations Announce Workshop on Subtidal Shellfish Aquaculture Techniques, 4/25/12
  • Humpback whale freed from life-threatening entanglement, 4/12/12
  • Rare opportunity to see critically endangered North Atlantic right whales from land, 2/29/12
  • Critically Endangered North Atlantic Right Whale Disentangled by MAER team, 2/15/12
  • First Confirmed Sighting of Critically-Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales, 12/16/11
  • Young humpback whale disentangled off Cape Cod, 10/30/11
  • PCCS hosts international workshop on whale disentanglement tools and techniques, 10/26/11
  • 35th Anniversary Sunset Whale Watch on August 26, 8/15/11
  • Team Saves Two ~ Endangered Sea Turtle and Whale Rescued!, 7/8/11
  • Whale Week: A Celebration of the Sea, 6/13/11
  • Wine & Whales, 5/10/11
  • PCCS Celebrates 35th Anniversary "The Bay," Gallery Opening, 5/3/11
  • Right Whale Disentangled Off Cape Cod, 4/23/11
  • Record Numbers of Right Whales off Cape Cod, 4/20/11
  • PCCS Co-authors Paper on Potential Impacts of the Gulf Incident, 3/20/11
  • First Confirmed Sighting of Critically-Endangered Right Whales, 1/19/11
  • Time & Change, 1/8/11
  • The Cove, 1/4/11

  • Press Release Archives

  • Benefit For Women Pursuing Studies In Science, 11/2/10
  • Volunteers Remove 2000 Pieces of Trash from Long Point, 10/6/10
  • COASTSWEEP Cleaning Up Long Point, 9/14/10
  • Bay State Harvest Friday, September 24th, 9/3/10
  • PCCS Will Host Art Exhibit and Opening to Raise Awareness of Marine Debris, 8/20/10
  • Leatherback Turtle Freed Thanks to Sighting by Recreational Boaters, 7/12/10
  • PCCS Special Event - Screening of The Hunt for Moby-Dick, 7/1/10
  • Young Humpback Gets A Second Chance, 6/19/10
  • Meet Ethan Daniels, Author of Under Cape Cod Waters, 6/14/10
  • PCCS Partners with Local Bike Shop, 6/14/10
  • Celebrate World Oceans Day With PCCS, 6/1/10
  • PCCS Frees Entangled Right Whale, 5/15/10
  • PCCS Gets Another Shot at Right Whale 1140, 5/4/10
  • PCCS Hosts the Calvineers, 4/27/10
  • The Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies To Host Open House and Art Exhibit, 3/15/10
  • PCCS Launches 2010 Winter Lecture Series in Wellfleet, 2/12/10
  • PCCS Studies Creates New Educational Programs and Names Director of Education, 1/25/10
  • Holiday Homeport Banquet , 12/10/09
  • Maritime Community Assists in Whale Rescue, 9/28/09
  • Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies Announces Fall Lecture Series Guest Speakers, 9/24/09
  • Green Power to the Wave Lab, 9/16/09
  • Local Group Frees Entangled Whale, 9/9/09
  • Humpback Whale Studies Benefit, 7/24/09
  • PCCS Hosts Benefit for Seal Studies, 7/2/09
  • Benefit for PCCS, 6/15/09
  • Sea Level Rise on Cape Cod, 5/13/09
  • PCCS Rescues Humpback Whale, 4/21/09
  • Marine Education Conference Set, 4/14/09
  • Earth Day in Orleans, 4/2/09
  • Humpback Freed But Severely Injured, 2/27/09
  • Sea Monster to Sea Gold and Back Again, 1/6/09
  • Gray Seal Freed from Entanglement, 10/2/08
  • Endangered Calf Disentangled, 6/1/08
  • Grand Reopening of Shop & New Exhibit, 5/14/08
  • PCCS & Payomet Team Up To Screen "Portrait Of A Coast, 21st Century", 5/13/08
  • PCCS Supports Hands On the Arts, 5/6/08
  • Coastal and Marine Art Show, 3/28/08
  • Entangled Female Right Whales Found in Cape Cod Bay, 3/12/08
  • First Reported Right Whale of 2008 Entangled in Cape Cod Bay, 1/15/08
  • Humpback freed in Canadian Waters, 12/19/07
  • PCCS Issues State of the Bay 2007, 10/26/07
  • Marine Matters, 10/3/07
  • Giese To Lecture At Cape Cod Museum Of Natural History, 9/7/07
  • Floating Classroom; Spirit Returns to Provincetown, 9/6/07
  • Endangered Humpback Freed Off Canadian Coast, 8/24/07
  • PCCS Opens Marine Mammal Exhibit, 7/24/07
  • PCCS Dedicates Marine Lab, 6/18/07
  • PCCS Hosts Smithsonian/NOAA Exhibit, 6/8/07
  • PCCS Hires New Executive Director, 5/18/07
  • PCCS Launches Cape Cod Bay Monitoring Aboard R/V Alert, 5/10/07
  • 'Bay in May' Nature Walks, 5/9/07
  • PCCS Kicks off Cape Cod Bay Monitoring Season, 5/2/07
  • WhaleSail Scholarships Available to Cape & Islands Students, 4/13/07
  • First Right Whale Calf Sighted in Cape Cod Bay, 4/4/07
  • Entangled Right Whale in Cape Cod Bay, 3/23/07
  • Vessel Severely Wounds Critically-Endangered Right Whale, 3/14/07
  • Critically-Endangered Right Whales Return to Cape Cod Bay, 3/3/07
  • PCCS Sponsors Winter Lecture Series in Orleans, 2/5/07
  • Disentanglement Team Removes Line from Right Whale off North Carolina, 1/25/07
  • PCCS Marine Lab Nears Completion, 12/22/06
  • PCCS Data Used in Shipping Lane Changes, 12/20/06
  • PCCS Executive Director Peter Borrelli calls for Ecosystem-based Management, 10/26/06
  • PCCS and Delahunt to Co-Sponsor Climate Change & Renewable Energy Forums, 10/4/06
  • PCCS Hosts Homeport Banquet on November 9, 9/29/06
  • Latest PCCS Whale Disentanglement Reveals Gruesome Example of Entanglement Crisis, 8/24/06
  • Sunset Harbor Cruise September 3 to Benefit PCCS, 8/22/06
  • PCCS, UNH, NEAq & Coast Guard Disentangle Leatherback Turtle off Chatham, 8/16/06
  • MassSail & Nantucket Soundkeeper Begin MassSail Program, 8/15/06
  • PCCS Enraged at Incidents of Whale Harassment, 8/11/06
  • PCCS Anniversary Bash, 8/6/06
  • PCCS Disentangles Year-Old Humpback Whale Identified as calf of Sickle, 8/3/06
  • MassSail's Spirit of Massachusetts Arrives in Buzzards Bay August 10, 8/2/06
  • Discount Whale Watches for Cape Residents & All Active Duty Military & Family, 7/24/06
  • Two Humpback Whales Disentangled 150 Miles Apart on Sunday, 7/16/06
  • PCCS Sponsors Free Summer Lecture Series, 7/11/06
  • Spirit of Massachusetts Sails to Nantucket, 7/10/06
  • PCCS Disentangles Sockeye, 7/10/06
  • Clothing Designer to Donate Proceeds of T-Shirts to PCCS, 7/5/06
  • WhaleSail Scholarships by Kingman Yacht Available for MassSail Program, 6/27/06
  • MassSail Kicks Off Boston Community Days, 6/6/06
  • PCCS Needs Citizen Scientists for Bay Monitoring Program, 5/24/06
  • Summer Scholarships for MassSail's WhaleSails, 5/24/06
  • MassSail Launches '06 Season with Marine Education Programs, 5/16/06
  • PCCS Launches New Monitoring Program for Cape Cod Bay, 5/8/06
  • New Directors Elected at Annual PCCS Board Meeting, 4/19/06
  • PCCS Hosts Benefit for Humpback Whale Studies Program on May 5, 4/12/06
  • PCCS Launches Whale Watching '06 Season aboard Portuguese Princess Excursions, 3/28/06
  • PCCS Sponsors Lecture Series at Provincetown Public Library, 2/15/06
  • PCCS Hires Director of Large Whale Disentanglement, 2/9/06
  • PCCS Calls for Emergency Speed Restrictions for Vessels in SBNMS, 2/7/06
  • First Right Whale Sighting of the PCCS Field Season Recorded in Cape Cod Bay, 1/31/06
  • Right whale mostly gear-free, 12/12/05
  • PCCS Disentanglement Team Travels to Florida
  • A New Home Base for Science and Education, 11/9/05
  • Coastal Studies Homeport Banquet Set
  • Marine Mammal Commission Awards Grant for Jeffreys Ledge Study, 10/13/05
  • MassSail '05 Winds Up Inaugural Season, 10/6/05
  • PCCS and Portuguese Princess to Offer Whale Watches in '06, 10/5/05
  • PCCS Frees Entangled Humpback Whale in Gulf of Maine on Sunday, 8/14/05
  • Spirit of Massachusetts in Hyannis, Nantucket & Vineyard Haven August 16 - 27 -- 8/2/05
  • Two PCCS Scientists Publish Article on Right Whale Crisis in the Journal Science -- 7/28/05
  • Spirit of Massachusetts Sails into Newburyport on August 3 -- 7/25/05
  • Spirit of Massachusetts Begins MassSail's Whale Sail in Gulf of Maine -- 7/1/05
  • Three Environmental Authors to Present Lectures in July -- 6/27/05
  • PCCS participates in sampling and studies of worst red tide outbreak in 30 years -- 6/20/05
  • PCCS Searches for Entangled Right Whale Sighted East of Cape Cod -- 6/10/05
  • Teachers of American History Offered Free-of-Charge Enrichment Sail in August -- 6/10/05
  • Safety Guide for Kayakers Released by PCCS -- 6/10/05
  • Center releases results of four-year Cape Cod Bay Monitoring Project -- 3/17/05
  • Entangled humpback whale freed off New Hampshire -- 5/31/05
  • Annual Meeting Elects New Board and Advisors -- 5/27/05
  • PCCS-WHOI Study Advises Shipping Lane Change in CC Bay -- 5/26/05
  • Open house aboard 125-foot schooner Spirit of Massachusetts on May 22 -- 5/18/05
  • May 22 Proclaimed "Spirit of Massachusetts Day" in Provincetown -- 5/9/05
  • PCCS Launches Kayak Season with Guided Tours of Lower Cape -- 5/4/05
  • Endangered Right Whales in Harm's Way in Cape Cod Bay -- 4/21/05
  • Humpback Whale Season Underway -- 4/20/05
  • Beach Cleanup at Herring Cove April 22 -- 4/12/05
  • Floating Classroom Aboard the Spirit of Massachusetts Open for Summer Enrollment -- 4/6/05
  • PCCS Hires New Senior Scientist -- 2/14/05
  • PCCS Forum on Nantucket Sound scheduled for March 15 -- 2/12/05
  • First Right Whales of the Season ... 1/31/05
  • Right whale "Kingfisher," last seen in April 2004, resighted alive off Georgia - 1/11/05
  • Toward an Ocean Vision, ecosystem-based management for Nantucket Shelf Region - 1/10/05
  • Right whale, "Yellowfin" disentangled off South Carolina - 1/2/05
  • Humpback whale "Beacon" strands on Cape Cod - 12/11/04
  • Spirit of Massachusetts to Promote Ocean Awareness in State Waters - 11/05/04
  • CCS to Celebrate Life of Rachel Carson with Stage Play in November - 9/21/04
  • Final U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy Report Released - 9/20/04
  • Humpback whale, Andreas, disentangled - 9/12/04
  • Summer evening with poet Mary Oliver - 8/29/2004
  • New Rapid Response Vessel Launched - 8/03/2004
  • Massachusetts Ocean Management Task Force - 3/23/2004
  • Pew Oceans Commission calls for immediate reforms - 6/04/2003

  • Contact:

    Cathrine Macort
    Executive Assistant
    508.487.3622, et. 103
    cmacort@coastalstudies.org

     
     


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