Awards and Funding News

December 19, 2018

Grants available for Latin American students to attend 2019 Biennial Conference

YAQU PACHA, an organization that promotes aquatic mammal protection, conservation, and research in South America and sponsors LAJAM (Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals), has generously offered SOLAMAC (the Latin American Society of Specialists in Aquatic Mammals) two travel grants to assist students attending the 2nd World Marine Mammal Science Conference/23rd Conference on the Biology […]

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November 22, 2018

Conservation Committee seeking nominations for the 3rd Conservation Merit Prize

The Conservation Committee seeks nominations for the 3rd Conservation Merit Prize. The prize is public recognition given to a person or team that has done extraordinary work towards solving a pressing conservation problem for marine mammals. The person or representative of the team receiving the Prize receives travel to the presentation at the biennial conference including two […]

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October 24, 2018

Emily B. Shane Award Deadline October 31, 2018

The Emily B. Shane Award submission deadline is just one week away! Find eligibility and award details here.

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September 25, 2018

The Emily B Shane Award now accepting applications

The Emily B Shane Award The Emily B. Shane Award (EBS) supports conservation-oriented, non-harmful[1] field research on free-ranging Odontocetes and Sirenians. The award honours Emily B. Shane (1924-1995), a fine amateur naturalist and dedicated conservationist. Funds are awarded to projects with clear conservation priorities for an odontocete or sirenian species, population, or habitat critical to the species. Research […]

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September 6, 2018

Underwater sound research grant opportunity

The U.S. Navy Living Marine Resources (LMR) applied research program is seeking pre-proposals in six topic areas related to underwater sound produced by human activities and its effects on marine life.  Topics include: 1) improving duration of medium-term telemetry tag attachment, 2) demonstration and validation of PAM-based density estimation methods using visually verified survey data, […]

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