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August 4, 2021

Please vote for SMM’s newest Honorary Members by 2 September 2021

Dear Members, We are pleased to present two new nominees to become Honorary Members for you to vote on. An Honorary Member is a member recognized for distinguished service to the field of marine mammalogy, as recommended unanimously by the Board of Governors, and elected by two-thirds of the voting members. Honorary Members have all […]

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August 3, 2021

Webinar on Internship Equity

You are invited to a Webinar on Internship Equity co-hosted by the SMM and WDC on Thursday, August 26th 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (8:00 PM -10:00 PM UTC) About the Event: While we all rely on the ocean for half our oxygen, our climate, and our economy, not everyone has a voice in marine science […]

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July 29, 2021

Last call to submit proposals for the SMM Conservation Fund in 2021

Dr. Charles Littnan and Samara have a message and request regarding the SMM Conservation Fund, a fund created to help save the world’s most endangered marine mammals. Please consider making a donation to the fund here. Find out how to apply here.

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