Sharks are have frequented the Cape in the past, but this year, according to the local TV station KSBW8, there has been a marked increase in sightings and they are coming closer to humans. Interestingly, the Boston Globe reported yesterday that those same sharks are rarely sighted in Rhode Island.Continue Reading 401 words
As Weather.com reported, unusually warm temperatures combined with seasonal low tides have literally roasted California mussels in their shells in a mass die-off that could have larger implications on the local marine ecosystem. At the same time, this July 4th weekend a record number of sharks have been spotted off the coast of Cape Cod […]Continue Reading 594 words
But now, with the rise of social impact investing from philanthropic organizations such as the Walton Family Foundation, companies like Catch Together are building a nationwide network of community fishing permit “banks” that provide low-interest loans to fishermen so that they can lease and eventually buy a fishing permit.Continue Reading 460 words
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If 2018 was the year of the plastic straw ban then 2019 might shape out to be the year of balloon bans in coastal areas. Before you rush to judgment and say to yourself “these bans are going too far” just consider the fact that balloons filled with helium which are released into the air […]Continue Reading 408 words