Dr. Holly Fearnbach: Careers in Ocean Research and Advocating, Episode 153
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In today’s episode, Christine MacMillan speaks with Dr. Holly Fearnbach, Dr. Holly Fearnbach is the marine mammal research director of SR3, SeaLife Response, Rehabilitation and Research (www.sealifer3.org), a Seattle area non-profit dedicated to the welfare of marine wildlife in the Northeast Pacific. Holly gives advice to follow their career dreams and encourages us to advocate for what is right. For more than two decades, Holly has worked with government, NGO, and academic research groups on studies to support the conservation of whales and dolphins in US waters and internationally. Her research currently involves using individual-based data to study the demography and health of whale populations around the world. Dr. Fearnbach and her colleagues pioneered the use of remotely operated drones to non-invasively assess the health of free-ranging cetaceans and she currently uses both photographic mark-recapture and aerial photogrammetry to assess the status and health of killer whales in the North Pacific, with a focus on the endangered population of Southern Resident killer whales and killer whales in Antarctica. Have a Listen & Subscribe The Women Offshore Podcast can also be found on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and most podcast apps. Make sure to subscribe to whatever app you use so that you don’t miss out on future episodes. What did you think of the show? Let us know your thoughts by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also reach out by sending us an email at [email protected].
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