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Churchill Fellowship for 2018!

I’m still in shock, but I have been awarded a Churchill Fellowship by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (Check them out here!) to go to South Africa and Canada to investigate how these countries deal with disturbance to marine mammals. 112 more words

Churchill Fellowship

Remotely Tracking Movement and Behaviour with Biologgers: How to Add Accelerometer Data to the Mix

Post provided by Sam Cox, Florian Orgeret and Christophe Guinet

Animal biologging is a technique that’s quickly becoming popular in many cross-disciplinary fields. The main aim of the method is to record aspects of an animal’s behaviour and movement, alongside the bio-physical conditions they encounter, by attaching miniaturised devices to it. 955 more words

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Field Report: January 2018


The Kauai team logged 336 seal sightings this month. This included 34 individually identified seals.

Dec: 270
Nov: 239
Oct: 225
Sep: 354… 155 more words

Monk Seal Monday #11: Dive Reflex

Last fall, the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program placed dive recording tags on two monk seals that make their home in Kauai waters. We briefly wrote about it… 343 more words

Southern Right Whales to Bring in 2018

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018. This post is a continuation of my series of posts about my off-grid AirBnB weekend with friends in the Overstrand region of Western Cape, South Africa this past October. 780 more words


Monk Seal Monday #8

Earlier this month, someone called the Kauai Hawaiian Monk Seal Hui hotline to report a green seal hauled out on the east side. It was… 217 more words