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 is Dr. Chris Parsons.
Dr Chris Parsons chats to Dr Gianna Minton about her career change from teaching to travelling around the world researching whales & dolphins in Oman, Malaysia, Gabon and Europe. Most recently she's been writing the International Whaling Commission's new Whale-Watching Handbook: a fantastic...
Dr. Vanessa Pirotta is this week’s guest talking to host Dr. Chris Parsons about her research on humpback whales with drones and “snotbots”. They also talk about whale entanglements in shark nets, swimming with whale tourism and the famous white humpback whale “Migaloo”.
This week Chris Parsons interviews Sally Mizroch and world expert on the sei whale. Sei whales were heavily hit by whaling and her research indicates that many stocks have never really recovered. But this whale is largely overlooked by marine conservation groups.
Sally talks about the history of...