What: CSI of the Sea: what have we learnt from 30 years of investigating cetacean strandings?When: 11 Jan 2022 18:00 – 19:30Where: Livestream on ZSL’s YouTube channel, which will be made available on the YouTube channel afterwards.How: Free, no registration needed. Cetaceans have been founded stranded around the UK coastline for centuries. But the role of human impacts in causing these events remained unclear until […]
The African Marine Mammal Conservation Organization (AMMCO) organised a festival in November 2021 entitled STREET WHALE, to raise awareness and promote the conservation of whales and other aquatic megafauna species as well as their habitat in Cameroon through the combination of art and scientific discussion forums. Its main (and largest!) outcome is a 12-meter-long plastic whale, accompanying […]
‘Entangled in Costa Rica’ documentary: Special Screening and Discussion with the Filmmaker and Local Scientists ‘Entangled in Costa Rica’ will take you under the waters of the Eastern Tropical Pacific where Innoceana is working to put an end to the brutal and costly net entanglement crisis. In recognition of their work and unwavering passion to […]
A new webinar, hosted by National Marine Sanctuaries (NOAA), will be held on 3rd November 2021 and will focus on the findings of two international studies highlighting Humpback whales’ use of the Ocean basin. Date/Time: November 03, 2021 at 12pm Hawai`i | 3pm Pacific | 6pm Eastern Presented by: David Mattila, Secretariat to the International Whaling Commission […]
The research team behind the recently published study “Ocean Regime Shift is Driving Collapse of the North Atlantic Right Whale population” are hosting a free-to-attend webinar on Wednesday 13th October 2021 at 13:00 ET. Titled “How Climate-Driven Ocean Changes are Further Threatening North Atlantic Right Whales”, the webinar will discuss the threats faced by North […]
Causes of Hearing Loss in Marine Mammals | October 5, 2021 This webinar will be presented by Dr. Darlene Ketten, Senior Research Scientist, Hearing Center in Biomedical Engineering at Boston University and Chief Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. After the presentation, there will be a Q&A session with Dr. Ketten. Learn more on the DOSITS website […]
The CARI’MAM project have announced registrations for the next workshop which will be held at the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) conference, Florida. The workshop will take place on 13th November in-person and virtually. The agenda is not fully determined however the mooring will be dedicated to a review of projects (CARI’MAM and participants) […]
Advances in biologging technology have allowed researchers the ability to quantify the underwater movements and behaviors of marine mammals in novel ways. By incorporating motion sensors with remote, concurrent oceanographic sampling, the ability to contextualize the foraging behavior and performance of marine mammals can now be accomplished.