Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Dolphin strandings and rescue caught on viral video

First, it was the report of mass strandings and deaths of short-beaked common dolphins on the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts (HW 2/17/12). Then news came of more than 250 dead bottlenosed dolphins washing up on the sandy shores of … Continue reading

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One of the largest common dolphin strandings on records continues to mystify marine experts

Marine experts continue to be baffled by a rash of dolphin strandings on the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where 179 short-beaked common dolphins have been beached since January 12—almost five times the average number of dolphins that have been … Continue reading

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“On a red gold throne in the heart of the sea”

“For a time I believed not in God nor Santa Claus, but in mermaids.” ~ Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath grew up near the ocean, in Winthrop-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, and was indelibly shaped by its influence in a myriad of ways. In … Continue reading

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