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November 30, 2021

Draft Proposal for New Dues Structure and Rates for the Society for Marine Mammalogy

Like many professional scientific societies, the Society for Marine Mammalogy relies on a vibrant membership to thrive and accomplish our important work.  You are all vital to the science and conservation mission that is core to our community.  Similarly, the registration dues you pay are critical to maintaining the services provided by the SMM.  Many […]

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November 29, 2021

Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship 2022 now accepting applications

Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship 2022 Application OPEN NOW Louis M. Herman, Ph.D. and Emeritus Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will always be remembered for his innovative, creative, and scientifically rigorous approach to the study of the marine mammals he so loved, and for the future generations of marine mammal researchers he […]

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November 18, 2021

Welcome to our new Ethics Committee Chair,  Dr. Karen Stockin and Aloha to Dr. Paul Nachtigall

Aloha, Dr. Paul Nachtigall will be stepping down after five years of guiding the SMM Ethics Committee.  His legacy of commitment to the SMM is worth mentioning again.  He presented his doctoral work at Ken Norris’ meeting in Santa Cruz in 1975, setting in motion  his strong involvement at the founding meeting in San Francisco […]

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