Society for Marine Mammalogy News

February 18, 2020

Please Read and Sign Barcelona Declaration – Together for Marine Mammal Science and Conservation

At the World Marine Mammal Conference, the Organizing Committee released the Barcelona Declaration – Together for Science and Conservation. The declaration highlights what international collaborations among scientists, public and private sectors can achieve by working together, for the benefit of marine mammal science and conservation worldwide. Please, dedicate two minutes to read and sign the […]

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February 11, 2020

Deadline Approaching: Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship

LOUIS M. HERMAN RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP Application Deadline Soon: 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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January 29, 2020

World Marine Mammal Conference Plenary Sessions

Please find below the three plenary sessions presented at the World Marine Mammal Conference in Barcelona between December 8-12, 2019, co-hosted by Society for Marine Mammalogy and the European Cetacean Society. WMMC 2019 Plenary Session: “Marine Mammals and Climate Change”   WMMC 2019 Plenary Session: “Conservation Interventions”   WMMC 2019 Plenary Session: “Overcoming Challenges to […]

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In Memoriam – Remembering Colleagues Lost 2017-2019

At each Biennial Conference, we honor those colleagues whom we have lost over the last two years. It is one of the most important things we do as a Society and a community. We wish to thank the family members, friends and colleagues who contributed their photos and memories of the individuals included in this […]

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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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