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November 17, 2020

Editors’ Select Series Presentation: “Tiger Stripes” on Estuarine Dolphins? by Elizabeth Titcomb

   We are pleased to present the inaugural edition of the the SMM Seminar Editor’s Select Series. This series highlights the latest and most exciting marine mammal science published in the Marine Mammal Science Journal. The SMM created this series to give scientists and citizens around the world a chance to engage with marine mammal […]

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November 12, 2020

Discussion Panel on Unpaid Positions in Science

Dear Colleagues, We all agree that our marine mammal community, and science in general, benefits from increased diversity. We all agree that barriers to diversity and inclusiveness, where they exist, should be dismantled. In July 2020, the SMM received a petition requesting that the Society no longer post unpaid positions on our job board, as […]

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November 6, 2020

Marine Mammal Science Editors’ Select Series Presents: “Tiger stripes” on estuarine dolphins? by Elizabeth Titcomb

   We are pleased to announce the inaugural edition of the the SMM Seminar Editor’s Select Series. This series will highlight the latest and most exciting marine mammal science published in the Marine Mammal Science Journal. The SMM created this series to give scientists and citizens around the world a chance to engage with marine mammal […]

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