Suzanne Thurman Sixth dead humpback whale in Delaware amid spike in deaths By Sarah Mueller • Dec 17, 2018 MERR Marine researchers are trying to determine why some dead humpback whales have washed up on Delaware shores. Listen Listening... / 1:06 Listen to this story Environmentalists react to authorization of seismic testing off Delaware's coast By Sarah Mueller • Dec 3, 2018 Oceana Environmental groups are decrying the Trump administration’s decision allowing seismic testing off the First State’s coast. Listen Listening... / 1:19 Listen to this story Sea turtle nest in Delaware and places north pique interest By Sarah Mueller • Oct 30, 2018 DNREC A recent loggerhead sea turtle’s decision to nest in Delaware has researchers wondering if it’s a singular event or part of an emerging trend. Listen Listening... / 1:11 Listen to this story Environmental groups praise Obama action on airgun surveys By James Morrison • Jan 7, 2017 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Listen Listening... / 0:56 Listen to the audio of the story. Environmental groups in the First State are praising President Obama for denying all pending permits for an invasive oil exploration practice in the Atlantic Ocean. Motorists find seal stranded on Route 1 near Delaware beaches By Eli Chen • Jan 26, 2016 Photo courtesy: MERR Institute Motorists on Route 1 near the Delaware Seashore State Park spotted something amiss on Monday morning: a harbor seal stranded on the shoulder. MERR sees rise in leatherback turtle strandings in Delaware By Annie Ropeik • Jul 9, 2015 U.S Nat'l Park Service More leatherback turtles have stranded in Delaware so far this summer than normally strand in a whole season, according to Delaware's Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation Institute (MERR).