News Articles, Features, and Profiles

08-2022 New York Post – ‘Sightings of a lifetime’: Whales and dolphins flock to NYC waters

07-2022 New York Post – Humpback whales staying in NYC waters longer, study shows

07-2022 Press of Atlantic City – Jersey Shore long-term summer digs for humpback whales, Rutgers finds

07 -2022 North Jersey – Humpback whales continue surprising resurgence off NJ shores

07-2022 Rutgers Today – Humpback Whales That Visit New York, New Jersey Stay Longer and Visit Again

07-2021 Queens Chronicle – Whale population growing in Queens waters

06-2021 NBCPhiladelphia – Mystery Solved: It Was a Huge Minke Whale Skull Found on Jersey Shore Beach

05-2021 Gothamist – Humpbacks Caught Singing In NY Waters Raise New Mysteries About Their Lifestyles

04-2021 Downtown Mag – A Whale of a Tale

01-2021 National Geographic – Why whale watching is having a moment—in New York City

01-2021 Outlook Traveler –  A whale that last resurfaced in 2018, in the Hudson region, has been spotted again a month back

07-2021 Gothamist – Dead Humpback Whale Washes Ashore On Staten Island

12-2020 Fox5NY – Humpback whale spotted in Hudson River off Manhattan

12-2020 TimeOut – A humpback whale was spotted swimming in the Hudson next to Lady Liberty

11-2020 Yale Environment 360 – At Sea and in Court, the Fight to Save Right Whales Intensifies

10-2020 CBS News – Humpback whales have made a comeback in New York City

10-2020 The Associated Press – Young whales looking to dine flock to waters off NYC

10- 2020 Simplemost – Humpback Whales Are Making A Comeback Around New York City

10-2020 National Fisherman – Entangled right whale off New Jersey

08-2020 Fox5NY  ‘Tremendous surge’ of whales in waters around New York City

01-2020 Save Coastal Wildlife – Why 2020 was a sad year also for whales along the Jersey Shore

12-2019 NY Daily News – Whale returns to sea after swimming around New York Harbor

09-2019 New York Post – Why New York harbor is the cleanest it’s been in 110 years

09-2019 National Geographic –Whale populations in New York Harbor are booming—here’s why

09-2019 Rutgers – Dramatic Increase in Whales in NJ/NYC Raises Safety Concerns 

08-2019 – NJ.com – Dead humpback whale adrift for days washes ashore in Sandy Hook

06-2019 The Guardian – ‘They are amazed’: New York City sees extraordinary leap in whale sightings

05-2019 Workboat – Whale sightings and ship strike danger surge off New York

05-2019 Patch – Whales Seen In Hundreds Off NYC Shores, Drawn By Cleaner Waters

05-2019 – New York Post – Whale, seal sightings surge on New York beaches

12-2018 Waterfront Alliance – Keeping Track of Gotham’s Whales

09-2018 The Outline – Whale-watching in New York City

03-2018 – Rockaway Wave- Rockaway’s Most Wanted: Humpback Whales

08-2017 ABC News – Why whales are returning to New York City’s once polluted waters ‘by the ton’=

07-2017 Sport Diver – Humpback Whales Making an Appearance in New York City

07-2017 The Ringer – The Joyous Homecoming for New York City’s Whales

06-2017 Popular Science – Why whales are back in New York City

12-2016 The Guardian – Whale spotted in New York’s East river thought to be a humpback

12-2016 lohud. – Local whale sightings are on the rise; here’s why

12-2016 northjersey – Whale visit good sign for healthier Hudson

11-2016 Sierra Club – Whales of New York

06-2016 Rockaway Wave – Gotham Whale: Close Encounters with Nature

11-2015 Pew Trusts This Whale of a Photo Says a Lot About Keeping Oceans Healthy 

09-2015 The New Yorker – Call Me, Ishmael

12-2014 Phys.org – Humpback whales increasing in waters near NYC

11-2014 Discover Magazine – In New York Bay, Humpback Whales Make a Dramatic Comeback

09-2014 WCS –  A Bite of the New York Bight

08-2014 The Guardian – Cleaner New York waters see surge in whale and shark numbers

08-2014 New York Post – Humpback whale breaches off New York City