November 28th, 2020
This week’s guest is Dr. Tony Orr, whose work is on the change and differences with age, classes, diet, oxygen capacity, diving behaviors, movement patterns and distribution, nitrogen and carbon level differences between young versus older California sea lions. His laboratory looks at sea lion scat and analyses stable isotopes to look at what the sea lions feed on and how their diet varies with age and other factors.
Dr. Tony Orr References
Social Media Handle @seatigre
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November 21st, 2020
Dr. Ashley Scarlett has a wide-ranging discussion with Fabien Ritter from the history of whale watching in La Gomera, to the organization M.E.E.R. Their discussion covers topics on sustainable whale-watching, ship strikes, and the International Whaling Commission.
M.E.E.R Website: https://m-e-e-r.de/?lang=en
November 14th, 2020
Dr. Emily Choy has studied the physiology of beluga whales in the Beaufort Sea, for many years. She’s been looking at the link between the whales’ physical condition and the variation of their prey, and how this is affected by the changes that are occurring in the Arctic environment.
Emily S. Choy, PhD Twitter @Emily_S_Choy: https://twitter.com/Emily_S_Choy
November 07th, 2020
On this week’s episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett continues to speak to Dr. Bernd Wursig, a distinguished professor Emeritus Department of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University. Dr. Wursig shares his past experiences and work. He speaks about his work with Ken Norris in Hawaii, his work with dusky dolphins in new Zealand, and his present work on Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins in Hong Kong. At the end Dr. Ashley Scarlett asks Dr. Wursig how can we help in marine conservation, which he share many great suggestions that his close colleagues have made
October 31st, 2020
On this week’s episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett gets to speak to Dr. Bernd Wursig, a distinguished professor Emeritus Department of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University. Dr. Wursig shares his past experiences and work. He speaks about the mentors that influenced his life and career. Dr. Ashley Scarlett asks Dr. Wursig about his work on dusky and bottlenose dolphins in Patagonia Argentina, as well as his work with bowhead whales in the Arctic.