On Earth Day, April 22, 2017 the Society for Marine Mammalogy reaffirms our mission and joins scientists and citizens from around the globe in their efforts to promote science that serves the common good, is inclusive, and advances evidence-based solutions to challenges facing our globe. We encourage all of our membership to attend local March for Science events this Saturday.
The mission of the international Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM) is to promote the global advancement of marine mammal science and contribute to its relevance and impact in education, conservation and management.
- Evaluate and promote the educational, scientific and managerial advancement of marine mammal science.
- Gather and disseminate to members of the Society, the public and public and private institutions, scientific, technical and management information through publications and meetings.
- Provide scientific information, as required, on matters related to the conservation and management of marine mammal resources.