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Marine Mammal Science

Marine Mammal Science is a podcast covering some of the latest scientific research on marine mammals – whales and dolphins, polar bears, seals and sea lions, manatees and dugongs, and sea otters. The podcast is produced by Speak Up For Blue Media on behalf of the Society for Marine Mammalogy and the journal Marine Mammal Science. The host and producer is Dr. Ashley Scarlett.

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MMS 26: Threatened Marine Mammals With Sharon Young

Marine Mammal Scientist and Advocate Sharon Young chats to host Dr. Chris Parsons this week about North Atlantic Right Whale conservation, threatened dolphins on the US Gulf (of Mexico) Coast and issues impacting seals and sealions in the US.  ################################################# Speak Up For Blue Instagram Speak Up For Blue Twitter Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network: Marine Conservation Happy Hour Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk ConCiencia Azul: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf Dugongs & Seadragons: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt Environmental Studies & Sciences Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh Speak Up For The Ocean Blue: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2m28QSF Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2SJgyiN

34mins

27 Feb 2020

Rank #1

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MMS 29: Whale And Dolphin Strandings And Welfare Science With Dr. Karen Stockin

Chris Parsons talks to Dr. Karen Stockin this week about her work on stranded whales & dolphins in New Zealand. They also discuss welfare science and marine mammals, and indigenous communities’ views about stranded whales. They also talk about a recent crisis in Dr. Stockin’s current academic base - Massey University - where not only is the world-famous marine mammal research program being closed down, but also most of the science programs in order to make bigger profits for the University.  Resources for listeners:  For those interested in signing the petition against the Massey university closures please go to https://www.change.org/p/chancellor-michael-ahie-and-the-massey-university-council-save-our-sciences-at-albany. The marine animal stranding training toolkit and other resources can be found at  https://darchive.mblwhoilibrary.org/handle/1912/8695. For information about the International Whaling Commission’s stranding initiative and where to report a stranded whale or dolphin, go to https://iwc.int/strandings. British Divers Marine Life rescue and be found at https://www.bdmlr.org.uk/index.php. 

1hr 5mins

21 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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MMS 30: The Impacts Of Naval Exercises On Beaked Whales In The Marianas Islands

Dr. Anne Simonis is the guest this week talking to Dr. Chris Parsons about her recent research showing a link between naval exercises and beaked whale strandings in the Marianas Islands. They also talk about ocean soundscapes with the help of some recordings of live whales and dolphins, and how to get a career in marine mammal acoustic research.  Speak Up For Blue Instagram Speak Up For Blue Twitter Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network: Marine Conservation Happy Hour Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk ConCiencia Azul: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf Dugongs & Seadragons: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt Environmental Studies & Sciences Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh Speak Up For The Ocean Blue: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2m28QSF Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2SJgyiN

24mins

28 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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MMS 027: Humpback Whales, Whaling, and Whale-Watching with Dr. Phil Clapham

Dr. Phil Clapham chats to host Dr. Chris Parsons this week about how he started his long career in marine mammal science, studying humpback whales in the Dominican Republic and the nature of humpback whale song. They also talk about the International Whaling Commission (IWC), whale-watching and the changing nature of the marine mammal scientist community.  Speak Up For Blue Instagram Speak Up For Blue Twitter Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network: Marine Conservation Happy Hour Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk ConCiencia Azul: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf Dugongs & Seadragons: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt Environmental Studies & Sciences Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh Speak Up For The Ocean Blue: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2m28QSF Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2SJgyiN

39mins

8 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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