Society News

March 31, 2020

Joint ECS/SMM Letter of Concern sent to Massey University

The Society for Marine Mammalogy, together with the European Cetacean Society, sent the following joint letter of concern to Vice Chancellor Jan Thomas and Massey University Council to show their concern by reports that Massey University has recently proposed to eliminate its natural sciences from its Albany campus, which among other significant losses, would result in the […]

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February 18, 2020

Please Read and Sign Barcelona Declaration – Together for Marine Mammal Science and Conservation

At the World Marine Mammal Conference, the Organizing Committee released the Barcelona Declaration – Together for Science and Conservation. The declaration highlights what international collaborations among scientists, public and private sectors can achieve by working together, for the benefit of marine mammal science and conservation worldwide. Please, dedicate two minutes to read and sign the […]

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February 11, 2020

Deadline Approaching: Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship

LOUIS M. HERMAN RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP Application Deadline Soon: 17 February, 2020 Background Louis M. Herman, Ph.D. and Emeritus Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, was a pioneer and trailblazer in research on dolphin sensory perception and cognition, and humpback whale behavioral ecology. This work was carried out through the world renowned Kewalo Basin Marine […]

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January 29, 2020

World Marine Mammal Conference Plenary Sessions

Please find below the three plenary sessions presented at the World Marine Mammal Conference in Barcelona between December 8-12, 2019, co-hosted by Society for Marine Mammalogy and the European Cetacean Society. WMMC 2019 Plenary Session: “Marine Mammals and Climate Change”   WMMC 2019 Plenary Session: “Conservation Interventions”   WMMC 2019 Plenary Session: “Overcoming Challenges to […]

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In Memoriam – Remembering Colleagues Lost 2017-2019

At each Biennial Conference, we honor those colleagues whom we have lost over the last two years. It is one of the most important things we do as a Society and a community. We wish to thank the family members, friends and colleagues who contributed their photos and memories of the individuals included in this […]

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