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Despite COVID-19 or perhaps because of it, Wellfleet Bay's modified annual fundraising effort this summer has raised as much critical funding for the sanctuary’s education and conservation programs as previous Wild, Wild Wellfleet! galas.
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With numerous reports of lion’s mane and other species of jellyfish in our waters this summer, we were pretty certain endangered leatherback sea turtles would soon follow. Leatherbacks, the world’s largest sea turtle, feed almost exclusively on jellies. And by late summer some of that feeding was occurring in Vineyard Sound, one of the most […]
Salt marshes, like oceans and forests, are critical buffers from the effects of a fast warming planet. Healthy salt marshes capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store carbon in spongy peat beds that form the base of the marsh. A thriving salt marsh can store at least three times as much carbon as an […]