Center for Coastal Studies - preserving marine mammals and ecosystems through research, education, public policy initiatives, and management strategies.
Conduct scientific research with emphasis on marine mammals of the western North Atlantic and on the coastal and marine habitats and resources of the Gulf of Maine;
Promote stewardship of coastal and marine ecosystems;
Provide educational resources that encourage the responsible use and conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems.
All right whale images published herewith are taken under under NOAA Fisheries permit 633-1763 or 14603, under the authority of the U.S. Endangered Species and Marine Mammal Protection Acts - please request PCCS permission for use.