August 11, 2016
National Marine Fisheries Service moves to increase protection of marine mammals from fishing activities
The National Marine Fisheries Service has issued new regulations to reduce incidental take or serious injury of marine mammals due to fishing activities.
February 9, 2015
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December 6, 2013
Obama Administration Praised for Slowing Down Ships, Protecting Endangered Whales from Deadly Strikes
The Obama administration has announced that it is permanently requiring certain ships to slow down in designated areas to protect critically endangered right whales. The regulatory move makes permanent the reduced speed limits that have been in place during a five-year trial period, and comes in response to a legal petition submitted by animal protection and wildlife conservation groups, and drew praise from The Humane Society of the United States.
November 14, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States commends the U.S. Coast Guard for launching “Operation Right Speed”– a program that reminds large vessels traveling through North Atlantic right whale migratory routes and calving grounds to slow down to prevent deadly ship strikes.
November 13, 2012
Follow champion surfer Dave Rastovich's fight to protect whales, dolphins, and other marine life in the documentary, "Minds in the Water."
June 28, 2012
Wildlife conservation and animal protection groups filed a legal petition seeking additional ship speed limits in North Atlantic right whale habitat.
March 16, 2012
In recognition of our work to protect marine life, Buffalo Exchange pledged all proceeds from the sale of items priced at one dollar during Buffalo Exchange’s Dollar Day Sale on Saturday, April 21, 2012, as donations to HSI and The HSUS.
February 3, 2011
Award-winning filmmaker Louie Psihoyos Turns His Lens on Japanese Dolphin Hunt
September 16, 2009
Conservation and animal welfare groups filed a request with the National Marine Fisheries Service to expand protected habitat for the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.