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Mass Stranding Events Make Science Essential

Hey Turtlers,

If you have not heard, on February 10th, 2017, over 400 long-finned pilot whales stranded in New Zealand. Long-finned pilot whales are apparently the kings of mass stranding and seem to take this title extremely seriously, especially in New Zealand. 972 more words

Marine Conservation

UPDATE! Victory for Whales and Other Marine Mammals -2013- reminder the work is never done

We just won another huge victory for whales and other marine mammals and we wanted to share in case you missed the news!

In response to an Earthjustice lawsuit, a federal court just ruled that the government must better protect endangered whales and other marine mammals from… 264 more words

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Crowdfunding for Cetaceans

Hey Y’all,
I have another bonus post for you this week! It is related to my previous post on grant writing. My friend, Dr. Orbach (who published the… 537 more words


Federal Agencies Use Big Data to Analyze How Many Sea Mammals Were Harmed While Fishing

No one wants to think that a seal was accidentally killed in the same net that caught your tuna dinner. Some people might look the other way and pretend no seals, porpoises, or sea lions were affected by massive fishery operations around the world. 564 more words

Final Rule

Marine Mammal Officials Postpone Necropsy Planned For Whale Found In Oakland Estuary

SAUSALITO (CBS SF) — A necropsy planned for a dead whale that washed up near the Oakland waterfront more than a week ago has been delayed, officials at the Marine Mammal Center said Friday. 259 more words



Today my heart no longer aches for Tilikum, as I’ve found solace in knowing his soul now exists elsewhere, among the stars, in a place unfamiliar to us, at peace. 119 more words

Animal Welfare


Potential research topic:

Why are the Kemp’s Ridley only native to the south padre island and Mexican beaches?