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Whale Week: Celebrating the Wonder of Whales

Celebrate Whale Week 2024 with us! Discover NOAA's work to study, recover, and conserve these magnificent marine mammals.
February 12, 2024 - Feature Story ,
Graphic for Whale Week featuring illustrations of long-finned pilot whale, sperm whale, beluga whale, and North Atlantic right whale

Protecting Species While Planning for Offshore Wind Development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico

New study proposes a scoring method for evaluating risk to protected species with offshore wind development projects.
July 03, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Surfacing Rice's whale. Rice's Whale. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Scientists Collecting Information to Restore Marine Mammals and Seabirds in the Gulf of Mexico

A survey to update information on abundance and distribution to restore marine mammal and seabird populations in the Gulf of Mexico.
June 23, 2023 - Feature Story ,
2 pilot whales swim at the ocean surface with dorsal fins exposed, a large white ship is seen on the horizon Pilot whales surface near the NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Melody Baran (Permit # 14450)

The Endangered Species Act: 50 Years of Conserving Species

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act by learning more about NOAA's work to conserve endangered species and their habitats.
50th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act with smalltooth sawfish, green turtle, Atlantic salmon, staghorn, North Atlantic right whale, and Tubastraea floreana

50 Years of Protecting Marine Mammals

A look at the Marine Mammal Protection Act's many advancements and accomplishments in the last 50 years.
February 02, 2023 - Podcast ,
Pair of bottlenose dolphins Pair of bottlenose dolphins. Credit: NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center/Lisa Morse.

Six Endangered Marine Animals You Might Not Know

Learn about some lesser known endangered marine species and what NOAA Fisheries is doing to aid their recovery.
May 20, 2022 - Feature Story ,
750x500-false-killer-whale-anim2620-NOAA-PIFSC.jpg False killer whale jumping out of the water in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Credit: Jim Cotton.