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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 is Dr. Chris Parsons.
 
Storytelling is one of our oldest traditions. We support charities and business to tell their stories using creative digital tools. Our Zebcast podcast are conversations with some of our clients about how they turned their vision into a reality.
 
Three beings—one who is not a condemned criminal, one who is not a nerdy bomb enthusiast, and one who is not an artificial intelligence—end up on the same spaceship, traveling intentionally towards the edge of the solar system and unintentionally towards the center of an insidious scheme.
 
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In this week’s episode master student Anna Costanza comes on the show to talk to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about her study on the bycatch of humpback whales in Peru, and how art is an incredible way to tell stakeholders’ stories. Bio: As an Illinoian born and bred, her younger self would pretend Lake Michigan was an ocean. After earning a B.S. in Environ…
 
In this week’s episode, Allison Payne will be talking to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about her Masters' thesis project on entanglement scars on humpback whales. More on Allison Payne: Allison Payne is a Master's student at San Francisco State University's Estuary and Ocean Science Center and part of the Cetacean Field Research Team at the Marine Mammal Cen…
 
Humpbacks started coming back to San Francisco Bay in 2016 and now scientists are concerned about the risk of ship strikes. Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to guest Rebekah Lane about this conservation issue. Bekah Lane is a graduate student at San Francisco State University, studying the risk of ship strikes to humpback whales in San Francisco Bay in Dr…
 
"A road genuinely paved with good intentions will rarely actually end in perdition." Episode written by Sarah Newton and featuring the voices of Sarah Newton, Jacob Zarick, and Becky Newton. No ceilings were harmed in the making of this episode. Check out our website, www.erraticuspod.com, or follow us on Twitter at @erraticuspod for more informati…
 
In this week’s episode, we have Bob Pitman who will tell us about some unbelievable displays of altruism, or what seem to be altruistic behaviors, in whales. You will not want to miss hearing these fascinating stories. Bio: Bob Pitman spent almost 40 years conducting whale survey cruises for NOAA Fisheries in all oceans of the world. He has authore…
 
Dr Scarlett Smash talks to guest Dr Peter Corkeron about the newly named Gulf of Mexico whale or Rice’s whale. This species was just discovered, but it possibly numbers less than 50 individual animals - making it one of the most threatened species in the US.By Speak Up For Blue
 
"When time is running out and tension is running high, just know: true failure is only achieved when there is an absence of hope." Episode written by Sarah Newton and featuring the voices of Sarah Newton, Jacob Zarick, Becky Newton, and Brandt Wolf. No anchor lines were harmed in the making of this episode. Check out our website, www.erraticuspod.c…
 
Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to guest Dr. Giovanni Bearzi in a two-part interview about dolphin conservation in the Mediterranean Sea. In this first episode, they talk about the history of cetacean research in the Mediterranean. Giovanni Bearzi one of our champions of Marine Mammal Science. He is a Marine Conservation biologist and One of Europe's mos…
 
In this week’s episode the guest is Dr. Mari Smultea, who tells her story about being a successful female entrepreneur in the field of marine mammal science and technology, and how she paved her way through a traditionally male-dominated field. Her company Smultea Sciences, LLC is a pioneering female-owned and run marine science and technology ente…
 
This week’s guest is Dr. Iain Staniland, who talks to Ashley Scarlett about his previous seal research before becoming the International Whaling Commission’s new Head of Science. They also talk about some of the IWC’s Scientific Committee activities this year and their new initiativesBy Speak Up For Blue
 
"The present is dictated by the past but the future, paradoxically, is forever malleable." Episode written by Sarah Newton and featuring the voices of Sarah Newton and Jacob Zarick. No magnet thingies were harmed in the making of this episode. Please check out our website, www.erraticuspod.com or follow us on Twitter at @erraticuspod for more infor…
 
In this week's episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to Dr. Jean-Pierre Deforges about the accumulation of ocean pollution and the health effects they have on marine mammals. About Dr. Jean-Pierre Deforges: Jean-Pierre Desforges, Post-Doctorial Research Fellow at McGill University in Montreal Canada. He did his Masters at the University of Victoria (C…
 
This week’s episode is the last of 3 episodes with Dr. Thomas Jefferson. In this episode, Ashley and Tom talk about how his research on the Finless Porpoises came about and the ground-breaking research on the habitats and ranges of the cetacean species in Hong Kong.By Speak Up For Blue
 
Dr. Ashley Scarlett welcomes Dr. Thomas A. Jefferson to the podcast to talk about marine mammals, especially dolphins and porpoises. In this episode, Tom talks about the state of the critically endangered porpoise, the Vaquita, that is endemic to the Sea of Cortez. The Vaquita get caught in gillnets that are targeting Totoaba fish, whose swim bladd…
 
Dr. Holly Fearnbach, speaks to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about “SR3”, which stands for SeaLife Response, Rehabilitation, and Research. This program studies the health of endangered southern resident killer whales and the decline in their prey. But, she also gives us some hope for this population and their health status and tells listeners how they can st…
 
"In a sphere of lies, knives, and betrayal, which cuts deepest?" This episode was written by Sarah Newton and featured the voices of Sarah Newton, Jacob Zarick, and Becky Newton. No interior ship walls were harmed in the making of this episode. Please check out our website, www.erraticuspod.com or follow us on Twitter at @erraticuspod for further i…
 
Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to NOAA ecologist Carey Kuhn about her fascinating work on northern fur seal foraging ecology that integrates video cameras mounted on fur seals and prey mapping with unmanned surface vehicles (Saildrones). This technology has enabled Carey to fill in some of the long-missing information gaps there have been, about how sea…
 
Dr. Chris Parsons is this week's guest - who long-time listeners will remember used to be the host of the Marine Mammal Science podcast. In this episode, Chris talks about his research, conservation, and education work on the West Coast of Scotland for the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust and about what it's like to live on a Scottish Island.…
 
The conflict between fisheries and dolphins in Mexico On this week's episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to marine mammal ecology and fisheries expert Dr. Eduardo Morteo about the challenges of his project in Mexico, on dolphin and human interaction. He talks about he got into the field, and his discoveries and challenges when tackling the difficult…
 
Kristi Ashley Collom is a Lead Researcher for Gotham Whale, Critter Spy with Atlas Obscura, Trip Leader for National Geographic, and one of the founding directors for the SMM Northeast Student Chapter. She collaborates with several passive acoustic monitoring projects with FINS in Central America and Wildlife Conservation Society in New York. Speak…
 
Dr. Ari Friedlaender talks about how video-recording tags have revolutionized conducting research on the behavior of marine mammals. He also discusses how important the information gained from tagging studies can be, including how it provides information about the effects of climate change on marine mammals. Speak Up For Blue Instagram Speak Up For…
 
Dr. Ashley Scarlett is joined by Dr. Lori Marino to discuss the complexity of dolphin brains and their intelligence. Speak Up For Blue Instagram Speak Up For Blue Twitter Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network: Marine Conservation Happy Hour Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk ConCiencia Azul: Ap…
 
Our old MMS podcast host is back but on the other side of the interview. Dr. Chris Parsons talks about conducting his Ph.D. research on the famous Hong Kong pink dolphins and the pollution that threatens this population. Speak Up For Blue Instagram Speak Up For Blue Twitter Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network: Marine Conservation H…
 
This week’s guest is Dr. Tony Orr, whose work is on the change and differences with age, classes, diet, oxygen capacity, diving behaviors, movement patterns and distribution, nitrogen and carbon level differences between young versus older California sea lions. His laboratory looks at sea lion scat and analyses stable isotopes to look at what the s…
 
Dr. Ashley Scarlett has a wide-ranging discussion with Fabien Ritter from the history of whale watching in La Gomera, to the organization M.E.E.R. Their discussion covers topics on sustainable whale-watching, ship strikes, and the International Whaling Commission. M.E.E.R Website: https://m-e-e-r.de/?lang=en Speak Up For Blue Instagram Speak Up For…
 
Dr. Emily Choy has studied the physiology of beluga whales in the Beaufort Sea, for many years. She’s been looking at the link between the whales’ physical condition and the variation of their prey, and how this is affected by the changes that are occurring in the Arctic environment. Emily S. Choy, PhD Twitter @Emily_S_Choy: https://twitter.com/Emi…
 
On this week's episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett continues to speak to Dr. Bernd Wursig, a distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University. Dr. Wursig shares his past experiences and career. He speaks about collaborating with famous dolphin scientist Ken Norris in Hawaii, his work with dusky dolphins in New Z…
 
On this week's episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to Dr. Bernd Wursig, a distinguished professor emeritus in Department of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University. Dr. Wursig shares his past experiences and career, and about the mentors that influenced his life and career. He also talks about about his work on dusky and bottlenose dolphins in Patago…
 
If you thought that talking about exfoliating marine mammals was a bore, you have never met Skyla Walcott. Our guest this week explains why moulting is so important for seals and sealions. Skyla goes in great detail about her research on Spotted and Weddell seals and why whiskers are so important to both pinnipeds and researchers. Show Notes: UCSC …
 
This week’s guests are Josh London and Erin Moreland who talk about their seal research in the Arctic, using cutting-edge methods from tagging to aerial surveys. Relevant Link - Protected Marine Life In Alaska: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/region/alaska#protected-marine-life Relevant paper: https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1…
 
This week Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to Karli Chudeau, a Ph.D. student at UC Davis, who studies the welfare and behavioral development of Pacific harbor seal pups in the wildlife rehabilitation center at The Marine Mammal Center. Karli explains her research and why "behavioral enrichment" is so important for seals, their welfare, and their successfu…
 
Minke Witteveen, a Ph.D. student at the Nelson Mandela University talks to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about her research that focuses on the ecological and social aspects of whale-watching tourism in Plettenberg Bay. Minke Witteveen’s short documentary: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2554901594737117 Speak Up For Blue Instagram Speak Up For Blue Twitte…
 
This week’s guest is Jose Palazzo, a wildlife conservation manager at the Brazilian Humpback Whale Institute (https://josetruda.wordpress.com). Jose talks about whale conservation, and especially the proposed South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary. A Commissioner for the International Whaling Commission, Jose goes over the history of the International Whal…
 
This week’s guest is Dr. Leslie Cornick, who talks to host Dr. Ashley Scarlett about her work with Beluga whales in Cook Inlet, Alaska. Dr. Cornick explains her fieldwork experiences and her journey to become a marine ecologist. She discusses the trials and tribulations she has faced along her road to becoming one of our most influential female aca…
 
This week’s guest is Dr. Ashley Scarlett, who talks to Dr. Chris Parsons about her natural and social science research assessing the sustainability of dolphin-watching in Bocas Del Toro Panama. She also discusses her research on science communication, including how to make an effective conservation commercial or advertisement. Finally, she discusse…
 
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