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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 is Dr. Chris Parsons.

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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 is Dr. Chris Parsons.

    MMS 24: Marine Mammals In Africa With Tim Collins

    MMS 24: Marine Mammals In Africa With Tim Collins

    This week Tim Collins joins host Chris Parsons to talk about his work on humpback whales in Oman and hump-back dolphins in the Congo, as well as how to work with local communities, the trials and tribulations of getting grants for cetacean research in developing countries, and some career advice about how become involved with cetacean conservation projects. 

    • 39 min
    MMS 23: Amazon River Dolphin With Dr. Fernando Trujillo

    MMS 23: Amazon River Dolphin With Dr. Fernando Trujillo

    Dr. Fernando Trujillo talks to host Dr. Chris Parsons about the Amazon river dolphin, the threats it faces, and the dramatic changes in the Amazon ecosystem.
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    Marine Conservation Happy Hour
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    ConCiencia Azul:
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    Dugongs & Seadragons:
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    Environmental Studies & Sciences
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    • 35 min
    MMS 22: How Climate Change Impacts Underwater Sound And Marine Mammals

    MMS 22: How Climate Change Impacts Underwater Sound And Marine Mammals

    Dr. Kate Stafford chats to host Dr. Chris Parsons about underwater sound and marine mammals in the Arctic, and the impacts of climate change and human-produced noise on this unique ecosystem. 
    Note: Make sure you listen to the end of the episode for an example of underwater noise.
    Speak Up For Blue Instagram
    Speak Up For Blue Twitter
    Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:
    Marine Conservation Happy Hour
    Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
    Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

    ConCiencia Azul:
    Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
    Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf
    Dugongs & Seadragons:
    Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
    Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt
    Environmental Studies & Sciences
    Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
    Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh
    Speak Up For The Ocean Blue:
    Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2m28QSF
    Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2SJgyiN

    • 34 min
    MMS 21: Recipients Of The Herman Award

    MMS 21: Recipients Of The Herman Award

    Drs. Chris Parsons & Adam Pack introduce the new winners of the Louis M. Herman Research Scholarships: Rebecca Hamilton for her project entitled ‘Cognition in the wild: Dolphin communication during a role-specialized foraging tactic’ and Solène Derville for her project entitled, ‘Whales of the deep: Analyzing movement and diving of humpback whales to understand oceanic breeding congregations in New Caledonia’. Chris also chats to the Herman family about the life of Louis Herman, his legacy and their aims for this new award. 

     

    For more information about the scholarship go to: https://www.marinemammalscience.org/jobs-grants/awards-and-scholarships/louis-m-herman-research-scholarship/ 

    • 36 min
    MMS 20: By-Catch Of Cetaceans In The Indian Ocean

    MMS 20: By-Catch Of Cetaceans In The Indian Ocean

    Umair Shahid chats to host Chris Parsons about his work on cetacean conservation in the Indian ocean, especially dealing with the problem of by-catch in fishing gear. 
     
     

    • 39 min
    MMS 019: Impacts Of Whale-Watching With Alicia Schuler

    MMS 019: Impacts Of Whale-Watching With Alicia Schuler

    Dr. Chris Parsons talks to Alicia Schuler about her research on the impacts of whale-watching in Juneau, Alaska, on both the whales that are being observed and the positive impacts that whale-watching can have on human tourists and their interest in marine conservation.
    They also talk about US Government and NGO efforts to promote sustainable whale-watching via the “Whale SENSE” program (for more information go to www.whalesense.org) 

    • 40 min

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