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June 1, 2023

Small Grants in Aid of Research 2023 Program Postponed

Dear Colleagues, The Society has incurred significant financial losses due to COVID, the delayed biennial conference and additional costs. Therefore, we cannot launch the 2023 Small Grants-in-Aid of Research (SGIAR) program until financial issues are addressed. We understand the importance of this program to our early career colleagues worldwide, and we are working very hard […]

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February 7, 2023

SMM Seminar Editors’ Select Series: Are dolphins more affected by commercial fisheries than artisanal fisheries? with Tim Awbery

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 scientists, learn and ask questions. All are welcome.Join us on Thursday, 16 February 2023 at 4 pm […]

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January 12, 2023

Signing off as your President

Aloha SMM Community- Welcome to 2023!  With the new year comes the transition to our new SMM Board. There is a lot of change to the Board this year which should bring fresh ideas and new energy.  Your new Board is as follows: Simon Goldsworthy, President Daniel Palacios, President-Elect (elected 2022) Jeremy Kiszka, Secretary (elected […]

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