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May 7, 2024

Editors’ Select Webinar: Are abrupt humpback whale song changes specific to the Southern hemisphere?

You are invited to the next edition of the SMM Editors’ Select Webinar 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 scientists, learn, and ask […]

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April 28, 2024

Conservation Grant Program 2024

The SMM Conservation Grant Program will be accepting proposals for new grants in July 2024. The SMM has established a conservation endowment to help fund grants to catalyze real conservation efforts for the world’s most endangered marine mammal species. How to enter: Eligibility and application details are available at call-for-smm-conservation-fund-proposals For more details or […]

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April 16, 2024

Winner Announced for the Louis M Herman Research Scholarship 2024

  Congratulations to Emma Chereskin for winning the Louis M Herman Research Scholarship 2024 for her proposal; “Vocal communication and the cooperative mind: Exploring vocally mediated collaboration during a polyadic cooperative act in wild bottlenose dolphins” Louis M. Herman, Ph.D. and Emeritus Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, will always be remembered […]

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