Navigation Links
NOAA, Bermuda partner to protect humpback whales in the North Atlantic
Date:7/27/2011

NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and the Government of Bermuda have pledged cooperation on scientific and educational programs to better protect the endangered North Atlantic humpback whale population.

Together, they will collaborate on research, monitoring and outreach programs that could lead to better managing and protecting this species along its migratory route from the Gulf of Maine to the Caribbean Sea.

Like the Stellwagen Bank sanctuary off the Massachusetts coast and its sister sanctuary in the Dominican Republic, Bermuda is strategically situated between the humpbacks' southern calving and breeding grounds and their northern feeding grounds. With Bermuda located nearly 650 miles east of the North Carolina coast, this partnership could enhance the three nations' unique commitments to protect the species at various points within its migratory route.

A letter of intent signed last month by NOAA and the Bermuda Department of Environmental Protection expresses interest in pursuing collaborative management efforts leading to establishment of a "sister sanctuary" partnership. NOAA and Bermuda intend to work together in the following areas:

  • Exchange of whale fluke (tail) photos for Stellwagen Bank/Bermuda humpback whale population studies and related citizen science programs;
  • Exchange of technical information, scientific data and practical experiences in managing marine mammal protected areas, including staff exchanges and site visits;
  • Development and assessment of methodologies for natural resource protection within marine mammal protected areas; and
  • Development, coordination and evaluation of research and monitoring programs, outreach and education programs, and community engagement strategies for management of marine mammal protected areas.

Craig MacDonald, Stellwagen Bank's superintendent, said cooperative sanctuary programs help foster mutual interest and best prac
'/>"/>

Contact: Vernon Smith
vernon.smith@noaa.gov
301-713-7248
NOAA Headquarters
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. NOAA, Spain announce cooperative arrangement to preserve maritime underwater heritage
2. NOAA, Wisconsin officials designate 17,000-acre research reserve on Lake Superior
3. NOAA, SeaWeb partner to communicate the value of coral reefs
4. NOAA, IOOS partners deploy new ocean observational equipment near San Juan
5. NOAA, NASA and Old Dominion researchers measure impacts of changing climate on ocean biology
6. UGA licenses new Bermuda grass that thrives in sun and shade
7. Can gulls smell out a good partner?
8. EdeniQ and IKA® Works Announce Global Partnership for Biomass Milling Technology
9. Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and George Mason University expand partnership
10. Clemson University and the University of Queensland form biofuels research partnership
11. MU signs $5 million agreement with Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
NOAA, Bermuda partner to protect humpback whales in the North Atlantic
(Date:7/23/2015)... July 23, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Global Outlook of the Biometrics Industry ... The global biometrics market is likely ... commercial applications owing to the uptake of multiple ... transformation that enhances the growth of biometrics in ...
(Date:7/21/2015)...  NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" ... on the growing mobile commerce market and creator ... has filed provisional patent 62/192218 for ... This invention highlights next generation payment technology from ... also the user using unique personal identifiers including ...
(Date:7/20/2015)... , July 20, 2015  Acuity Market Intelligence,s ... The Convergence of Commerce and Privacy" forecasts that ... biometric apps will be downloaded to smart mobile ... mobile biometrics market is projected to generate more ... during the seven-year forecast period.    ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Outlook of the Biometrics Industry 2015 2Global Outlook of the Biometrics Industry 2015 3NXT-ID Patents Personalized Tokenized Payments for Next Generation Secure Payment Technology 2NXT-ID Patents Personalized Tokenized Payments for Next Generation Secure Payment Technology 3NXT-ID Patents Personalized Tokenized Payments for Next Generation Secure Payment Technology 4Biometrics on Smart Mobile Devices to Redefine Digital Identity with 12.9 Billion Biometric App Downloads between 2014 and 2020 2
... Ceramic Society (ACerS) today announced that two companies, Corning ... the organization,s 2010 Corporate Technical Achievement Award for their ... Scan Scintillator, respectively. "We somewhat broke with tradition ... very remarkable products and companies," says ACerS President Edwin ...
... is a response that differs from one animal or ... researchers at Tel Aviv University are challenging what we ... helping clinicians better treat victims of terrorism or natural ... student Rony Izhar of Tel Aviv University,s Department of ...
... by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and ... of a powerfulbut trickydiagnostic technique for cell biology. The ... demonstrates that with improved hardware and better signal ... quickly deliver detailed molecular maps of the contents of ...
Cached Biology News:Corning, GE Healthcare to receive Technical Achievement Award from Ceramic Society 2Is anxiety contagious? 2Is anxiety contagious? 3Faster CARS, less damage: NIST chemical microscopy shows potential for cell diagnostics 2
(Date:7/31/2015)... 2015 China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ... leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic ... announced that the Company has filed its Annual Report ... Commission. The filed Form 20-F includes audited financial statements ... Form 20-F can be accessed by visiting the U.S. ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... July 30, 2015   GenoSpace , a ... interpretation and analysis of genomic and other biomedical ... has joined the company as Vice President of ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150730/250931 "GenoSpace partners with ... interpret, analyze and explore complex sets of genomic, ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... Diego , CA (PRWEB) , ... July 30, ... ... announced the successful completion of a field clinical study of its canine osteoarthritis ... developed together with Aratana Therapeutics (Kansas City, KS) and will be marketed in ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015 Ascendis Pharma ... that applies its innovative TransCon technology to address ... results from a six-month Phase 2 study to ... Growth Hormone in 53 treatment-naïve, pre-pubertal children with ... are extremely pleased with the top-line results from ...
Breaking Biology Technology:China Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F 2GenoSpace Introduces Matthew Fischer as Vice President of Sales and Marketing 2VetStem Biopharma Successfully Completes Large Milestone Efficacy Study for its Flagship Canine Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Product 2VetStem Biopharma Successfully Completes Large Milestone Efficacy Study for its Flagship Canine Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Product 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 2Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 4Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 5Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 6Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 7
... the "Company" TSX: DDD; OTCBB: DRUG; BBSE: DRP), a leading,international pharmaceutical ... 31, 2007., 2007 Full Year Financial Highlights:, - ... in 2006 - Chemical Division,s ... $45.8 million in 2006. ...
... 31 NxStage Medical,Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), ... that Tom Shea has joined the Company as ... 2008. Mr.,Shea will be responsible for all of ... Mr. Shea joins NxStage with more than ...
... MANASQUAN, NJ., March 31 BioSpace, the world,s leading,online ... will host,the Biotech Beach(TM) Career in La Jolla, CA ... at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla from 2 pm-7 ... science professionals from across Southern California will attend,the biotech ...
Cached Biology Technology:Dragon Pharma announces 2007 full year financial results 2Dragon Pharma announces 2007 full year financial results 3Dragon Pharma announces 2007 full year financial results 4Dragon Pharma announces 2007 full year financial results 5Dragon Pharma announces 2007 full year financial results 6Dragon Pharma announces 2007 full year financial results 7NxStage Appoints Tom Shea as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Operations 2NxStage Appoints Tom Shea as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Operations 3Bioscience Career Fair in San Diego Expected to Draw Record Jobseeker Attendance 2
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant VRK2. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = VRK2...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant L3MBTL2. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = L3MBTL2...
Mouse polyclonal antibody to BAG2 - BCL2-associated athanogene 2...
... a partial recombinant IFNA2. Immunogen: ... is produced in E. coli. The biological ... OMIM: 147562, ... MM951100564 MA Code: ABV0P9DPB ...
Biology Products: