A pair of the largest creatures alive on Earth was spotted by the researchers from the Blue Ocean Society of Marine Conservation off the coast of Rye Harbor in New Hampshire.
A juvenile humpback whale was spotted this week in Boston Harbor near a Hyatt Regency. Was it seeking upscale lodging?
North Atlantic right whales were given some more elbow room in critical foraging and breeding habitats off the coast of New England, Florida and South California. These new designations were made by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in hopes of further aiding the whales' recovery.
Caught in white outfits in a brown landscape, snowshoe hares are feeling conspicuous to predators in low-snow landscapes caused by El Niño. Black bears are likewise thrown off schedule and using more energy to stay awake.
Columbia University researchers recently discovered a hepatitis A-like virus in seals off New England's coast.
In a pool of Medicare recipients in New England, more deaths occurred when summer temperatures significantly increased. More research is still to be done.
In high-altitude forests with slow tree growth and snow, sometimes it's better not to plant trees for carbon offsets, say Dartmouth researchers.
It's no secret that ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on the corals, sea stars, sharks and others that live beneath the waves. But now new research shows that this phenomenon is hitting closer to home and threatening US coastal communities, too.