National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plane helps detect potential flooding risks. (WBZ-TV)

Flying Over Snow-Covered New England Helps Predict Spring Flooding

A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plane helps find areas of snow that could present flooding problems.

03/25/2015

Bluefin Fishing (Photo by Fabienne Faur/Getty Images)

Feds Move To Stop Fishing Crimes By Tracking Seafood Imports

In an effort to eradicate illegal fishing and seafood fraud, the Obama Administration is launching a fish tracking system that would eventually tell consumers where their fish was caught, processed and stored.

03/17/2015

Whale Watch passengers are spotting 20-30 Humpback Whales lately. (New England Aquarium)

Incidents Of Ships Striking Whales On Rise Along Eastern Seaboard

Three recent whale strikes are part of a higher-than-usual rate of strikes along the Eastern Seaboard for this time of year.

05/23/2014

Commercial Fishing Fleet/ WBZ

At Faneuil Hall Meeting, Sen. Brown Slams NOAA Spending Of Fishermen Fines

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration came under fire today at U-S Senate subcommittee hearing at Faneuil Hall over their spending of fines levied against New England fishermen.

06/20/2011