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Marine Mammal Science

Feb 6, 2021

This week Dr. Ashley Scarlett is joined by Dr. Beth Brady and Kristi Ashley Collum to talk about how intriguing sirenians (manatees and dugongs) can be; how much we don’t know about their biology; and, how much more we can learn from them.

May 11, 2020

Dr. Lucy Keith-Diagne of the African Aquatic Conservation Fund is Dr. Chris Parsons’ guest this week, talking about African manatee conservation and what it’s like to conduct aquatic conservation science in Senegal. For more information about the work of this great environmental group please visit @AfricanAquatic on...

Feb 24, 2020

Professor Edem Eniang calls in from Nigeria for this week’s episode and talks to host Dr. Chris Parsons about threats to West African manatees, the problems that are being caused by climate change, the growing wild meat trade and the need for protected areas for marine mammals in Nigeria.