Posts Tagged ‘marine mammals’

Blackbird Caye Field Station

Blackbird Caye Field Station

Turneffe Atoll, Belize.  Blackbird Caye Field Station is a remote outpost of science and conservation awash in a deep blue wilderness.  Owned and operated by the Oceanic Society, the Station conducts long-term research on marine mammals and coral reefs, as well as promotes the conservation of Belize’s spectacular marine ecosystems and wildlife. This past May […]

New Book: Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Sea Mammals

New Book: Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Sea Mammals

Ocean City, Maryland.  There’s a new edition to the highly acclaimed Lynx Edicions book series on Mammals of the World, and I’m proud to be part of it. The book Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Sea Mammals is a treatsie on all things mammal in our world ocean.  I had the pleasure of […]

Endangered Species Observing

Endangered Species Observing

Industrial activities in the ocean are an economic necessity. Nonetheless, such activities have the potential to cause harm to or interfere with ocean life. In an effort to protect particularly sensitive and endangered marine species, the US government via the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has put in place a program of Marine Endangered Species […]