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Marine Mammal Science

Jan 17, 2020

Drs. Chris Parsons & Adam Pack introduce the winners of the 2019 Louis M. Herman Research ScholarshipsRebecca Hamilton for her project entitled ‘Cognition in the wild: Dolphin communication during a role-specialized foraging tactic’ and Solène Derville for her project entitled, ‘Whales of the deep: Analyzing...


Jan 9, 2020

Umair Shahid chats to host Chris Parsons about his work on cetacean conservation in the Indian ocean, especially dealing with the problem of by-catch in fishing gear.


Jan 2, 2020

Dr. Chris Parsons talks to Alicia Schuler about her research on the impacts of whale-watching in Juneau, Alaska, on both the whales that are being observed and the positive impacts that whale-watching can have on human tourists and their interest in marine conservation.

They also talk about US Government and NGO efforts...


Dec 19, 2019

Dr. Daniel Palacios talks to host Chris Parsons about satellite tagging whales, how he started his career by charming his way onto a whale research vessel, and his journey from marine biology obsessed boy in Colombia to a professor of whale biology in Oregon.


Dec 12, 2019

In this week’s episode, Eric Angel Ramos talks to host Chris Parsons about his research in Belize, the trials and tribulations of life in the field, about nearly being eaten by a crocodile, how dangerous dolphins can be, and whales & dolphins in New York harbor.