Marine Mammal Science

Marine Mammal Science is a podcast covering some of the latest scientific research on marine mammals – whales and dolphins, polar bears, seals and sea lions, manatees and dugongs, and sea otters. The podcast is produced by Speak Up For Blue Media on behalf of the Society for Marine Mammalogy and the journal Marine Mammal Science. The hosts are Dr. Ashley Scarlett and Dr. Chris Parsons.

 

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January 22nd, 2022

MMS 123: Why humpback whales sing – a new theory

Dr. Eddie Mercado is a Professor of Psychology from the University of Buffalo talks about humpback whale songs and a new theory about why they might be singing.

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Website: https://marinemammalscience.org/
Twitter: https://bit.ly/3FOkEev
Facebook: https://bit.ly/3tTaeYq

 

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January 15th, 2022

MMS 122: The identity of Antarctic blue whales

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January 08th, 2022

MMS 121: Polar Bears and Their Environment

On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett has as a guest Dr Chris Parsons from the US National Science Foundation, who continues to talk about polar bears. In this episode they talk about polar bears’ adaptations to their environment

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January 01st, 2022

MMS 120: Polar Bear Moms

On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett has as a guest Dr Chris Parsons from the US National Science Foundation, who continues to talk about polar bears. In this episode they talk about polar bear moms and their cubs. This episode is two of three special seasonal episodes giving an introduction to the biology and ecology of polar bears.

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December 25th, 2021

MMS 119: Mid-winter special – polar bears!

On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett has as a guest Dr Chris Parsons from the US National Science Foundation, who highlights some incredible facts about polar bears. This episode is one of three special seasonal episodes giving an introduction to the biology and ecology of polar bears.

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