Rescuers free humpback whale off the coast of Chatham 
Rescuers freed a young humpback whale heavily entangled by fishing line about five miles off Chatham early Thursday morning, marine animal rescuers said today.
(Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies)

Rescuers free humpback whale off the coast of Chatham

Rescuers freed a young humpback whale heavily entangled by fishing line about five miles off Chatham early Thursday morning, marine animal rescuers said today.

(Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies)

App keeps whales, ships safely apart 
- A new system that uses satellites, listening buoys, and iPads lets ship captains steer clear of a species that’s on the brink of extinction.

App keeps whales, ships safely apart

- A new system that uses satellites, listening buoys, and iPads lets ship captains steer clear of a species that’s on the brink of extinction.

Obesity: Big bellies sink ships?
- Our expanding waistlines might not yet sink our whale watching boats, but it is becoming an open question as to which whale is watching whom.

Obesity: Big bellies sink ships?

- Our expanding waistlines might not yet sink our whale watching boats, but it is becoming an open question as to which whale is watching whom.

Decades-old whale skull found in Brewster
- When staff members at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club in Brewster spotted six inches of white stone peeking out of the sand Tuesday, they promptly began to unearth it. They didn’t want a guest to trip.

Decades-old whale skull found in Brewster

- When staff members at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club in Brewster spotted six inches of white stone peeking out of the sand Tuesday, they promptly began to unearth it. They didn’t want a guest to trip.

An 80-foot blue whale gave tourists a rare treat on Sunday when it made an appearance off the coast of Maine during a whale watching tour.

Oceanic migrations linked to climate change
- When a 43-foot gray whale was spotted off the Israeli town of Herzliya last year, scientists came to a startling conclusion: it must have wandered across the normally icebound route above Canada, where warm weather had briefly opened a clear channel three years earlier.

Oceanic migrations linked to climate change

- When a 43-foot gray whale was spotted off the Israeli town of Herzliya last year, scientists came to a startling conclusion: it must have wandered across the normally icebound route above Canada, where warm weather had briefly opened a clear channel three years earlier.

Lucky find in Charlestown saves whaler’s restoration
- MYSTIC, Conn. —-For the antiquarian shipbuilders who are painstakingly restoring the world’s only surviving wooden whale ship here, an essential ingredient can be very hard to find: lumber that’s big enough and strong enough for a massive 19th-century seafaring vessel, and cheap enough for a restoration project’s budget.

Lucky find in Charlestown saves whaler’s restoration

- MYSTIC, Conn. —-For the antiquarian shipbuilders who are painstakingly restoring the world’s only surviving wooden whale ship here, an essential ingredient can be very hard to find: lumber that’s big enough and strong enough for a massive 19th-century seafaring vessel, and cheap enough for a restoration project’s budget.

Rescue team frees right whale from rope
- A marine rescue team freed an endangered North Atlantic right whale that was tangled in rope yesterday in Cape Cod Bay, sparing the 30-ton mammal from potentially life-threatening complications.

Rescue team frees right whale from rope

- A marine rescue team freed an endangered North Atlantic right whale that was tangled in rope yesterday in Cape Cod Bay, sparing the 30-ton mammal from potentially life-threatening complications.