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Nantucket seals will have rescuers for first time in 4 years (Massachusetts, USA)

Federal authorities say they have signed up a marine mammal rescue agency to help fill a gap in responding to seal and whale strandings on Nantucket. 133 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Undulating Seal Flesh

Harbor Seals lying on the Beach at the Chlidren’s Pool in La Jolla.   Note how each of  the seals is lying by itself

Today’s Daily Post Word Prompt was… 244 more words

Nature

BATHING BEAUTIES

“Seal Rock” is without a doubt, the Harbor Seals favorite rock. There is usually a “king (or queen) for the morning,” and they determine who is allowed on the rock and who is not. 223 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife

Understanding how icebreaking vessels can impact on breeding seals and what to do about it

By Simon Goodman & Sue Wilson

In our new open access paper, just published in Biological Conservation, we examined the impact of icebreaking vessels passing through the breeding areas of endangered Caspian seals ( 679 more words

Conservation

Icebreakers and ice-breeding seals

By Susan Wilson & Simon Goodman

This article originally appeared in WWF’s magazine covering environmental and conservation issues in the Arctic, The Circle 03.16. … 877 more words

Conservation

Life on the beach: My first field season as an elephant seal researcher

Third installment of the blog series by students enrolled in MS 211: Ecology of Marine Mammals, Birds and Turtles with faculty member Dr. Gitte McDonald.  550 more words

Cool Creatures