Effort to Rescue Endangered Turtles Becomes a Thanksgiving Odyssey

After a plane transporting 30 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to Louisiana from Massachusetts was snagged by delays, frantic calls for help went out.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #aquariums, #audubon-nature-institute, #cape-cod-mass, #chattanooga-tenn, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #gulf-of-mexico, #kemps-ridleys-turtles, #new-orleans-la, #volunteers-and-community-service

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Massachusetts Town Begs Residents to Stop Calling About Fish

Some in Wareham, Mass., worried the enormous, blob-like fish was stranded. Others thought it was a shark. It turned out to be a sunfish, and town officials urged residents to stop reporting it.

#boston-harbor-mass, #cape-cod-mass, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #massachusetts, #sunfish

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What Month Is It? Pandemic Scrambles the Travel Calendar

With more families working and studying remotely, resorts are dangling attractive rates, enhanced Wi-Fi and the charms of autumn as reasons to forget summer is ending.

#autumn-season, #cannon-beach-ore, #cape-cod-mass, #cape-may-nj, #charleston-sc, #hamptons-ny, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #lake-michigan, #sag-harbor-ny, #travel-and-vacations

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It’s Always the Summer of the Shark

Even during a pandemic, we cannot get the white shark out of our minds. Despite the rare attack, experts say humans have little to fear.

#animal-behavior, #beaches, #benchley-peter, #california, #california-state-university-long-beach, #cape-cod-mass, #capuzzo-michael, #conservation-of-resources, #east-coast-us, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #sharks, #surfing, #swimming

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On the Shores of Cape Cod, Where the Oyster Is Their World

Pollution, development and overharvesting have greatly diminished America’s natural oyster habitat. Aquaculture and adaptable farmers have changed the game.

#cape-cod-mass, #fish-farming, #oysters, #travel-and-vacations, #wellfleet-mass

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Provincetown: Go for the Mask Compliance, Stay for a Show

In this gay haven known for its nightlife, the crowds are smaller this summer. And the nightclubs are closed. But by the pool, the show goes on.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #cape-cod-mass, #chenoweth-kristin, #gold-judy, #merman-varla-jean, #provincetown-mass, #roberson-jeffery-t, #rudetsky-seth, #summer-season, #theater

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Personal Finance Lessons From the Pandemic

Our writer entered the pandemic believing he was in good shape financially. Now, he says, he has a lot more to do.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #cape-cod-mass, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #credit-and-debt, #home-equity-loans, #interest-rates, #mortgages, #new-jersey, #personal-finances, #quarantines, #retirement, #savings, #second-quarter-2020, #social-security-us, #stocks-and-bonds, #subprime-mortgage-crisis

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Come to the Beach but Beware of Sharks, Cape Cod Officials Say

Visitors are being urged to be wary of sharks this July 4 weekend while remaining vigilant about slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

#animal-behavior, #atlantic-ocean, #beaches, #cape-cod-mass, #cape-cod-national-seashore, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #sharks

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Tests for Coronavirus Vaccine Need This Ingredient: Horseshoe Crabs

Modern medicine still depends on this animal’s blood to test for bacteria in vaccines. And an alternative test requires further study.

#bacteria, #biotechnology-and-bioengineering, #cape-cod-mass, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #eli-lilly-and-company, #europe, #food-and-drug-administration, #lonza-ag, #moderna-inc, #product-tests, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-science

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The Country Enters a Memorial Day Weekend to Remember (or Forget)

Communities are finding creative ways to celebrate the traditional start of summer in the midst of social distancing and coronavirus alarm.

#cape-cod-mass, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ironton-ohio, #memorial-day, #nantucket-mass, #natchez-miss, #ocean-city-md, #parades, #portland-me, #summer-season

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First They Fled the City. Now They’re Building $75,000 In-Ground Pools

When the going gets tough, the rich buy oases.

#amagansett-ny, #cape-cod-mass, #connecticut, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #long-island-ny, #summer-season, #swimming-pools

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Resort Towns Ask: Will There Be Summer?

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, areas that rely on tourists say not reopening would be devastating economically, but fear the consequences of opening too soon.

#cape-cod-mass, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #marthas-vineyard-mass, #memorial-day, #nantucket-mass, #outer-banks-nc, #quarantines, #shutdowns-institutional, #summer-season, #travel-and-vacations

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Katharine, the Great White Shark Who Ghosted Her Trackers, Resurfaces

The last that researchers heard from Katharine via her transmitter was nearly a year ago, leaving her fate a mystery. Recently, though, there came some weak pings.

#cape-cod-mass, #fischer-chris, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #katharine, #oceans-and-seas, #ocearch, #research, #sharks

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