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Archived Hot Topics

Hot Topics from the last 6 months:

11/01/2014
Ship speed limit rule in effect through Nov 1 in Mid-Atlantic areas for right whale migration and calving
10/26/2014
Updated data on Northern Gulf of Mexico dolphin/ whale (Cetacean) Unusual Mortality Event
10/22/2014
14 fisheries proposed in annual determination to implement the sea turtle observer requirement
10/19/2014
Updated Data on Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin Unusual Mortality Event
10/17/2014
51 eligible proposals received for FY15 Prescott Grants for Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance
10/16/2014
Permit to authorize incidental take of endangered whales by Hawaii deep-set and shallow-set longline fisheries
10/08/2014
Potential Financial Assistance Program for Pinnipeds off Alaska, open for comment until 11/07/2014
10/06/2014
Workshop to provide feedback on Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides
09/15/2014
FY2014 Prescott Grants Awarded for Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance
09/04/2014
Recovery plan draft for elkhorn and staghorn corals
09/03/2014
Negative 90-day finding on petition to list 6 species of Pacific damselfishes; status review initiated for the orange clownfish with a request for scientific and commercial information through 11/03/2014
09/02/2014
NOAA Fisheries proposes to list Nassau Grouper as threatened under the ESA
08/26/2014
NOAA lists 20 coral species as threatened under the ESA
08/22/2014
Proposed 2015 List of Fisheries categorizes commercial fisheries according to the level of incidental mortality or serious injury of marine mammals
08/20/2014
Dolphin Harassment Continues in Florida Panhandle, Tour Boat Operator Fined
08/19/2014
Final Marine Mammal Stock Assessment Reports for 2013
08/07/2014
Sockeye salmon on the road to recovery in the Pacific Northwest
08/07/2014
Sturgeon in Connecticut River: Working to Bring Back Ancient Fish
08/06/2014
Northern fur seal subsistence estimates on the Pribilof Islands, AK
08/04/2014
Federal Funding Opportunity for Species Recovery Grants to States, apply by 11/07/2014
07/31/2014
Finding on Petition to Designate Sakhalin Bay-Amur River Beluga Whale Stock as Depleted under the Marine Mammal Protection Act
07/31/2014
$7,500 WWF SmartGear Competition prize for bycatch reduction of marine mammals in gillnet fishing gear, entry deadline is 08/31/2014
07/24/2014
NOAA Fisheries proposes to modify the subsistence harvest regulations for the Eastern Pacific stock of northern fur seals
07/11/2014
NOAA Fisheries extends the public comment period to 08/27/2014 for the 90-day finding on a petition to designate the Central North Pacific population of humpback whale as a DPS and delist it under the ESA
07/09/2014
NOAA Fisheries and U.S. Fish and Wildlife designate critical habitat for loggerhead sea turtles in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean
07/03/2014
Apply for FY2015 Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grants through 10/08/2014
07/02/2014
NOAA Fisheries lists four distinct population segments (DPSs) of scalloped hammerhead sharks under the ESA
06/30/2014
Significant Portion of its Range Final Policy
06/27/2014
NMFS amends Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan to reduce the risk of large whale entanglements in commercial trap/pot and gillnet fishing gear
06/25/2014
Southern Resident Killer Whales: 10 Year Report (2004-2014)
06/23/2014
Olive Ridley Turtle: 5-Year Review
06/16/2014
NOAA Celebrates World Sea Turtle Day!
06/12/2014
Proposed permit to authorize incidental take of endangered whales by Hawaii deep-set and shallow-set longline fisheries
06/10/2014
NOAA Fisheries determines that listing the great hammerhead shark under the ESA is not warranted at this time.
06/02/2014
NOAA Fisheries lists five species of foreign sturgeon as endangered
05/20/2014
Beluga Whales in Sakhalin Bay-Amur River Petitioned to be Designated Depleted under the MMPA
05/14/2014
Proposed Annual Harvest Estimates for 2014-2016 Subsistence Taking of Fur Seals on Pribilof Islands, AK; Open for Comment through 06/13/2014
05/12/2014
Proposed Changes to Endangered Species Act Critical Habitat Policies and Regulations
05/06/2014
Updated data on California sea lion Unusual Mortality Event
04/25/2014
Positive 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Revise the Critical Habitat Designation for the Southern Resident Killer Whale
04/11/2014
Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery Actions
04/02/2014
NOAA Fisheries determines that listing the Southeast Alaska DPS of Pacific herring under the ESA is not warranted at this time.