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The Marine Conservation Happy Hour is a podcast that looks at the many different sides of Marine Science and Conservation in an informal setting - a during a pub Happy Hour, chatting casually over a few (or more) drinks. The show is co-hosted by @DrScarlettSmash and @Craken_McCraic. Everyone is a marine scientist who is passionate about the Ocean, marine mammals (whales, seals, dolphins, porpoises, polar bears and more), sharks and other fish, invertebrates (especially squid & octopuses beca ...
 
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Marine Mammal Science

The Society for Marine Mammalogy

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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 and producer is Dr. Ashley Scarlett.
 
Environmental Studies and Sciences is a podcast covering some of the latest research on environmental issues and hot topics in the environmental field, with leading academics and upcoming environmental researchers. The podcast is produced by Speak Up for Blue Productions on behalf of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, and the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. The host is Dr. Chris Parsons.
 
Speak Up For The Ocean Blue raises awareness of the variety of ocean science and conservation projects conducted all around the world. It educates you, the listener, on the different Ocean Conservation Projects that are happening around the world. By listening to our guests, I hope to inspire you to live an ocean-friendly life through their stories and the information I provide to guide you towards a living a life that will be healthy for the Ocean. On the podcast episodes, I discuss, sharks ...
 
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This week’s episode is part one of the “Intentionally Building Inclusive Spaces for Queer Scientists” webinar organized by the Society for Marine Mammalogy’s Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Absolutely Smashing Events and Consulting. This webinar series will focus on the fact that the advancement of ocean science, and marine conserv…
 
In May 2021, a container ship called the X-Press Pearl caught fire and sank off the coast of Sri Lanka spilling large amounts of toxic chemicals in the form of fuel and a high concentration of microplastic pellets, called nurdles. These nurdles can wreak havoc on ocean habitats as they are made from fossil fuel chemicals and break down once in the …
 
In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Dr. Bill Sanders, a professor at Heriot-Watt University, about oyster restoration in the UK. This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches cover…
 
New research published in the Journal of Heredity identified 3 new genetically distinctive populations of tiger sharks: one population is in the Indo-Pacific Ocean basin; one is in the Atlantic Ocean basin, and the third is in the waters surrounding the Hawaiin Islands. The new populations will no doubt add a call to protect the distinct population…
 
In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Joshua Drew, and Assistant Professor from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry about studying abroad and experiential learning. This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conferenc…
 
Polish researchers observed a young female polar bear chasing a reindeer into the ocean, drowning it, and feeding on it. The observation in addition to another observation of the same young female feeding on a different reindeer carcass in the same region sparked a wonder as to whether polar bears were altering their diets in the Svalbard region be…
 
On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett chats with guest Dr Carlos Peredo about the evolutionary history of marine mammals and the extreme adaptations they've developed for eating their prey. Short Bio: Dr. Carlos Peredo is an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biology and a University of Michigan Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Scholar. His res…
 
Did you ever wonder how well your State is managing your beaches? Your state has a coastline along the ocean or the Great Lakes which can be a dynamic place. Coastlines are always changing, usually slow changes, but they are changing. Your state and local governments are in charge of how your beaches are managed and adapted to any changes that migh…
 
In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken have a fun conversation with their guest Michaela Kratofil from Cascadia Research. They talk about statistical analysis and what it's like to be a marine mammal scientist. This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The…
 
There have been over 1,000 manatees that have died in 2021. Most of the manatees died of starvation due to the lack of seagrass available for food. This episode explores why the seagrass disappeared over the past decade and suggests what needs to be done to protect the manatees better. Link to article: https://www.ecowatch.com/florida-manatees-star…
 
In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Professor Joellen Russell, a famous oceanographer. She tells the MCHH crew about how the oceanic carbon cycle works and how it is being studied via robotic floats. Listen to the rest of this episode https://youtu.be/VysAOK4X96U This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Inno…
 
In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Lizzi Larbalestier about being a "blue health" coach. This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that r…
 
Hi Folx, welcome to this very special unabridged version of the past of Dugongs and Seadragons miniseries: A workshop titled “Dugongs and Sea Dragons: Using Game Play and Storytelling to Engage Diverse Conservation Voices” organized by Josh Drew of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and Chris Parsons of …
 
The North Atlantic Right whale's population dipped from 366 to 336 from 2019 to 2020 making it the lowest it has been in 20 years. Whale entanglement is the leading culprit in the North Atlantic Right Whale's mortality off the coast of Maine. Lobster fishing gear tends to be the gear that entangles the whales. A court recently ruled on whether the …
 
This interview with Alifa Haque is a sample of the second episode of season 2 of the Beyond Jaws podcast about the science and conservation actions for wedgefish and guitarfish. Alifa is a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford and is studying shark catches in Bangladesh, her home country. In this episode, Alifa tells the story of how she w…
 
My co-host for the Beyond Jaws Jaws podcast, Dr. David Ebert, joins me on the podcast today to discuss the new season of our podcast discussing wedgefish and guitarfish science and conservation. Wedgefish and guitarfish are commonly known as rhino rays or shark rays due to their long rostrum and uniquely shaped bodies. This season of Beyond Jaws fe…
 
In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Lizzi Larbalestier from the wildlife rescue organisation British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR). She tells the MCHH crew about an unexpected Arctic visitor in the UK waters and how BDMLR helped it to recover and eventually swim back home. This episode is sponsored by Coastal …
 
Welcome back to the Student Conference on Conservation Science – New York, workshop “Dugongs and Sea Dragons: Using Game Play and Storytelling to Engage Diverse Conservation Voices” Thanks for joining us for episode three. Last week our heroes had managed to find a clue to declining battle crabs from the fishing merchant Ben Riggins. Riggins gave t…
 
OceanEye, a non-profit organization dedicated to collecting plastic pollution in the Mediterranean Sea to understand the level of pollution, has contributed data and results to international bodies such as the IUCN and UN for their reports. The reports address the plastic pollution problem in the sea that is bordered by 22 countries. Each country h…
 
I was pleasantly surprised when I heard the latest voicemail that came in was from my neighbour Brynn, who lives two doors down the street from me. She responded to my request for people to send a voicemail to discuss their thoughts on the COP26 announcements. Brynn found more hope in local action and less hope in federal announcements. Cities tend…
 
In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk about what the new seal hospital in Cornwall and how they care for injured seals. Their guest Lizzi Larbalestier from the awesome wildlife rescue group British Divers Marine Life Rescue. This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January…
 
COP26 is all about the big announcements and Canada definitely made a big one. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will cap emissions on the oil and gas industry, but the cap won't affect the production of oil and gas. Canadian scientist and environmentalist, Dr. David Suzuki, did not attend COP26 this year because he is tired of em…
 
In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk about what makes a nature documentary successful and have an impact, and what makes a documentary fail. This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering …
 
Welcome back to the Student Conference on Conservation Science – New York, workshop “Dugongs and Sea Dragons: Using Game Play and Storytelling to Engage Diverse Conservation Voices” Thanks for joining us for episode two. In our previous episode, we had gone over the details of the study we are publishing, did the long introductions to all the peopl…
 
Good ol' COP26, the Climate Change meeting, is happening again and there were some major announcements made at the meeting by countries such as the US, India, and Canada. I will cover the Canadian announcement in the next episode. The announcements sounded great, but what do scientists think about the announcements. Link to article: https://www.nat…
 
I received some great questions from some audience members about episode 1230 where I interviewed Dr. Virginia Schutte about the Teamseas campaign and why you might not want to support the campaign, but donate directly to an organization's programs (such as the Ocean Conservancy's Plastic Pollution Program). Andrew Lester-Coll asked another great q…
 
In this episode, Dr. Scarlet Smash and Dr. Craken talk how some species of coral has survived in the Red sea despite blistering ocean temperatures of up to 32 degrees. This NSF-funded study gives hope that some corals could withstand warming oceans. If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, even $1 helps : www.…
 
There are many fundraisers that occur throughout the year for the oceans and they are run by various organizations. Most of them have good intentions to help protect the Oceans. Some raise a lot of money and some not so much; however, the organizations to which you donate matter. There is a large fundraiser that is going on right now to help raise …
 
You should know about this animal- it is cute and fascinating! Let's talk about an intensive conservation effort to preserve this species. If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live MCHH Instagram Dr Scarlett Smash Twitter Dr Scarlett Smash …
 
Hey folx and welcome to a special series of Dugongs and Seadragons. We are between season 1 and two right now and during this time The dugongs and seadragons crew had an opportunity to do a workshop on how to use table top roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons to help engage people in conservation. The workshop was done virtually at the Stude…
 
There was an unfortunate situation along the Pacific Coast when at least 300 Olive Ridley's Sea Turtles washed up dead on the shore. Experts say that cause of death was most likely drowning after getting caught in fishing gear; however, there was no mention of fishing gear found with the sea turtles. Link to article: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-…
 
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