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Marine Mammal Science

Sep 26, 2020

This week’s guest, Dr. Leslie New, talks about the usefulness and importance of statistics in marine mammal science. She also talks about how seemingly minor impacts on individual marine mammals can, in the long term, have impacts on the health of a population of a species.

Sep 19, 2020

Minke Witteveen, a Ph.D. student at the Nelson Mandela University talks to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about her research that focuses on the ecological and social aspects of whale-watching tourism in Plettenberg Bay. 

Minke Witteveen’s short documentary:

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Sep 12, 2020

This week’s guest is Jose Palazzo, a wildlife conservation manager at the Brazilian Humpback Whale Institute ( Jose talks about whale conservation, and especially the proposed South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary. A Commissioner for the International Whaling Commission, Jose goes over the...

Sep 5, 2020

This week’s guest is Dr. Leslie Cornick, who talks to host Dr. Ashley Scarlett about her work with Beluga whales in Cook Inlet, Alaska.

Dr. Cornick explains her fieldwork experiences and her journey to become a marine ecologist. She discusses the trials and tribulations she has faced along her road to becoming one of...