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Marine Mammal Science is a podcast covering some of the latest scientific research on marine mammals – whales and dolphins, polar bears, seals and sea lions, manatees and dugongs, and sea otters. The podcast is produced by Speak Up For Blue Media on behalf of the Society for Marine Mammalogy and the journal Marine Mammal Science. The host and producer is Dr. Ashley Scarlett.

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Marine Mammal Science is a podcast covering some of the latest scientific research on marine mammals – whales and dolphins, polar bears, seals and sea lions, manatees and dugongs, and sea otters. The podcast is produced by Speak Up For Blue Media on behalf of the Society for Marine Mammalogy and the journal Marine Mammal Science. The host and producer is Dr. Ashley Scarlett.

    Why humpback whales sing - a new theory

    Why humpback whales sing - a new theory

    Dr. Eddie Mercado is a Professor of Psychology from the University of Buffalo talks about humpback whale songs and a new theory about why they might be singing.
    Connect with SMM:
    Website: https://marinemammalscience.org/
    Twitter: https://bit.ly/3FOkEev
    Facebook: https://bit.ly/3tTaeYq
     

    • 27 min
    The identity of Antarctic blue whales

    The identity of Antarctic blue whales

    In this week’s episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to Dr. Angie Srema, an Assistant Professor at Oregon State University, who tells us about her research on blue whale genetics, and how this links to her more recent acoustic research.

    • 14 min
    MMS 121: Polar Bears and Their Environment

    MMS 121: Polar Bears and Their Environment

    On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett has as a guest Dr Chris Parsons from the US National Science Foundation, who continues to talk about polar bears. In this episode they talk about polar bears’ adaptations to their environment

    • 15 min
    MMS 120: Polar Bear Moms

    MMS 120: Polar Bear Moms

    On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett has as a guest Dr Chris Parsons from the US National Science Foundation, who continues to talk about polar bears. In this episode they talk about polar bear moms and their cubs. This episode is two of three special seasonal episodes giving an introduction to the biology and ecology of polar bears.

    • 17 min
    MMS 119: Mid-winter special - polar bears!

    MMS 119: Mid-winter special - polar bears!

    On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett has as a guest Dr Chris Parsons from the US National Science Foundation, who highlights some incredible facts about polar bears. This episode is one of three special seasonal episodes giving an introduction to the biology and ecology of polar bears.

    • 18 min
    MMS 118: Solar and lunar light cycles affecting behaviors

    MMS 118: Solar and lunar light cycles affecting behaviors

    In this week’s episode, Jacquelyn Shaff from Cascadia Research Collective talks to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about rough-toothed dolphins dive behavior in relation to lunar and diel light levels.
     

    • 24 min

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