Society for Marine Mammalogy News

January 4, 2020

SMM Honorary Member, Dr. Sidney Holt Has Passed Away

Message sent out on 2 January 2020 by the International Whaling Commission: Dr Sidney Holt, 1926-2019   We are saddened to learn that Dr Sidney Holt passed away in his adoptive home of Umbria, Italy on 22nd December 2019. Dr Holt was born in 1926 in the UK, and educated at the University of Reading, […]

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E-book of VAQUITA: Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez is ONLY $0.99

From the SMM Conservation Committee: For a limited time, the e-book of VAQUITA: Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez is ONLY $0.99. Yes, it’s practically free! This temporary 97% price reduction came in response to the recent poaching scandal off San Felipe, Mexico. a 99c kindle version is available via For […]

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December 7, 2019

Member’s Meeting Reminder (Tuesday, 10 December 2019 17:45-19:00)

Hello Everyone! I hope that this email finds you all very well!  We are already seeing many of you in Barcelona and I wish safe travels to the World Marine Mammal Conference for those still in route. For our members who cannot attend, we will miss you!  I hope you can stay engaged with the conference […]

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December 2, 2019

Call For Proposals

LOUIS M. HERMAN RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP Application Deadline: 17 February, 2020 Background Louis M. Herman, Ph.D. and Emeritus Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, was a pioneer and trailblazer in research on dolphin sensory perception and cognition, and humpback whale behavioral ecology. This work was carried out through the world renowned Kewalo Basin Marine […]

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December 1, 2019

Helene Marsh Awarded Norris Award

Hello Good Colleagues! It is with great pleasure that I remind us all that Dr. Helene Marsh has been awarded the Norris Award for 2019. This reminder comes as we prepare for the World Marine Mammal Conference, where Dr. Marsh will be speaking at the Closing Ceremony! Dr. Marsh is an Emeritus Professor and Dean […]

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