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You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Catalog: Cape Cod’s Great White Shark Population Keeps Growing

7/11/2024 - By Melisa Cristina Marquez. Cape Cod, known for its scenic Americana coastline and quaint towns, has also gained recognition in recent years as a hub for shark research. Specifically scientific research revolving around one of the most iconic species: the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias). The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy has been… SEE MORE
River herring migrating up a Cape Cod stream (Photo: Danielle Weissman/NOAA)

Largest Salt Marsh Restoration in the Northeast to Bring Back Cape Cod River Herring

6/26/2024 - By NOAA and our partners are helping river herring safely reach their historic spawning grounds by restoring a degraded estuary in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. After decades of planning, NOAA and our partners are moving forward with the Herring River Restoration Project, the largest salt marsh restoration effort in the northeast… SEE MORE