In its legal definition, the high seas is the water 200 nautical-miles off shore. This is effectively the last frontier when it comes to no mans’ land, leaving the fisherman and fish at the mercy of each other and the elements. There is no regulation on how many or the methods used to catch the […]Read more "The High Seas"
Sadly this weekend a great white became stranded on Nauset Beach, in my hometown in Orleans. Although a passerby found the 12-foot-long creature in distress, by the time Greg Skomal and members of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy arrived the creature had died. Last year, three sharks became beached. As reported by the Cape Cod Times: […]Read more "Stranded"
“I’ll go first, so I don’t chicken out,” 22-year-old Savannah Marciezyk said leaning on the front desk of Coastline, a conveniently named tattoo shop in Provincetown, Cape Cod’s outermost sliver of sand. Provincetown is an iconic hub of art, expression, and pride. The town is marked both by the fishing, Portuguese, and famous LGBTQ communities year […]Read more "Provincetown’s other ‘Coastline’"
I will never forget the first time I heard about the Whydah. When I was 10, I went to the haunted walk hosted at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, a Mass Audubon property, that is held around Halloween every year. About 15 minutes into the walk, an actor playing Mary “Goody” Hallett crossed our paths. […]Read more "Folklore, Treasure, and Discovery on Cape Cod"
I’ve always had a certain respect for the ocean. Growing up on the Cape I’ve always lived within minutes from the ocean. I’ve seen how the tides have shaped the shores, sandbars moving up and down the coast, and beaches being lost to erosion. Along with the shores, species have come and gone. With more […]Read more "Apex predators, just off shore"