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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.
 
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 Andrew Lewin, @Craken_McCraic, and @DrScarlettSmash. 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 & ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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In this week's episode, Dr. Drasko Holcer tells us more about the whales and dolphins of the Adriatic Sea, like long-finned pilot whales, sperm whales, and common dolphins. He also talks about victories with Marine Protected Areas and shares a conservation message for the marine mammals of this region.…
 
There were 841 manatee deaths since January 1st of 2021, which is the largest mass mortality event since 2013 (830 deaths). The deaths were due to a lack of seagrass in their favourite eating spot, Indian Lagoon. Seagrass is a crucial part of the manatee diet and without the presence of the ocean plant, manatees end up starving to death. It's impor…
 
This episode is a bit of a rant that I have been thinking about for a while. Over the past few months, I've noticed that media companies (video, audio, and written forms) have been putting out content that either ignores science or drives a wedge between science and the public. The film Seaspiracy told the audience and non-profit organizations that…
 
We've got TOTES ADORBS in this episode! And also a carbon calculating robot, explained in the sweetest way possible in an NSF Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/US.NSF/videos/821554355444118/ Check out more episodes on our Speak Up For Blue Network website: https://www.speakupforblue.com/show/marine-conservation-happy-hour/ MCHH Instagram MCHH…
 
A new report written by researchers at the University of British Columbia and supported by Oceana reveals the foreign fisheries subsidies are contributing to overfishing in foreign countries. Countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, Russia, the USA, Thailand, Taiwan, Spain, Indonesia, and Norway will pay up to 35% of their total subsidies to th…
 
This week, we here at Dugongs and Sea Dragons are super excited to give you a sneak peek into a new series that will be available only to our Patreon supporters. With the expert DM skills of one of our Patreon Supporters, we are going to be entering the Dark Sun campaign setting, originally released during D&D second edition by TSR© - a world of su…
 
In this week's episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to Dr. Drasko Holcer about the history of the Blue Whale Institute - which spearheaded cetacean research in the Adriatic Sea. They discuss the history of marine mammals in the Adriatic and the locals' attitudes towards the marine environment.By Speak Up For Blue
 
Fishers have had to adapt to many changes over generations. Some of those changes are natural, but most are human-induced. For one fisher in Alaska, adapting has been part of his entire life. Dune Lankard is an indigenous fisher in Alaska who has had to endure tsunamis, oil spills, the commoditization of the Indigenous way of fishing and life, and …
 
Dr. David Ebert joins me on the podcast today to discuss four publications that went out in the last 5 weeks that name and describe a new shark species. These new shark species bring Dave's total described species to 50. Dave talks about the process of naming and describing species and describes the four new shark species. A couple of things that D…
 
The cephalosquad is locked in a fierce battle with the evil wizard Zensil in this hour-long unabridged battle. ############################################# Please support Dugongs & Seadragons on Patreon, if every subscriber gave us just $1 to $5 a month it will allow us to full fund and support the podcast for the long-term: https://www.patreon.co…
 
The last episode on Climate Change might have been a bit pessimistic so I decided to share a great resource on how you can fight climate change. The David Suzuki Foundation has been working within Canada for decades to help Canadians understand and take action on Climate Change. I read out their tips on how you can fight climate change and added so…
 
This week’s episode will be part 1 of 3 episodes with Dr. Ashley Scarlett talking to one of our legendary marine mammal science champions Dr. Drasko Holcer. They talk about the history of cetacean research in the Adriatic Sea, threats to cetaceans in this region, and the work of the Blue World Institute.…
 
Last week was a crazy week for the environment, to say the least. The ocean was set on fire due to a busted pipeline, a town in British Columbia ignited into flames due to a heatwave, and the Arctic ice is melting at a phenomenal rate. All of these events are related as they either contribute to Climate Change or are one of the many consequences of…
 
How many hours and how many liver cells have gone into making this podcast so far? Dr. Craken MacCraic and Dr. Scarlett Smash reflect on their favorite podcast moments and more. Thank you for listening! Check out more episodes on our Speak Up For Blue Network website: https://www.speakupforblue.com/show/marine-conservation-happy-hour/ MCHH Instagra…
 
Two experience Canadian Fisheries and Oceans scientists have revealed that data points to multiple factors that are causing the recovery of Northern Cod to move at a snail's pace and seals are not the driving force. Many fishers along the North Atlantic coast in Canada and the US think that the large population of harp seals (7.6 million) is to bla…
 
All about the 2021 National Ocean Month Proclamation from the White House, especially how it's different from the last administration's 2020 Proclamation. Check out more episodes on our Speak Up For Blue Network website: https://www.speakupforblue.com/show/marine-conservation-happy-hour/ MCHH Instagram MCHH Twitter…
 
The US Navy conducts drills in the ocean on a regular basis whether it uses sonar or detonates bombs. Unfortunately, many marine species including marine mammals, suffer from these exercises. Sonar exercises can affect the hearing of marine mammals and disrupt their communication within a pod that is used to hunting and looking after young individu…
 
Does Subway use real Tuna in their Tuna sandwiches? That is the question that many headlines read throughout social media sites recently as people were sharing variations of a New York Times article along the same lines. The purpose of the article was to test whether a lawsuit filed by some people in California about what was in the Tuna sandwich a…
 
A recent article highlighted a string of containers that have fallen off of shipping vessels in recent months. Some shipping experts say that it is caused by a change in the direction of waves causing rolling pitches on the vessels. The experts also say that taller ships with more containers stacked on top of each other are less sturdy, contributin…
 
Larkin, the sailor, joins the MCHH Crew to discuss the role of Science Communication (SciComm) plays in marine conservation. Check out more episodes on our Speak Up For Blue Network website: https://www.speakupforblue.com/show/marine-conservation-happy-hour/ MCHH Instagram MCHH TwitterBy Speak Up For Blue
 
The cephalosquad has reached the evil wizard Zensil’s secret lair!!! ############################################# Please support Dugongs & Seadragons on Patreon, if every subscriber gave us just $1 to $5 a month it will allow us to full fund and support the podcast for the long-term: https://www.patreon.com/DugongsAndSeadragons…
 
I was in a clubhouse room run by Zakia Rashid called Blue Planet this week and there was a discussion about oil spills at sea. Not the huge oil spills that we hear about on the news, but small spills that not many people ever hear about. I discuss why these spills happen and how certain countries are trying to do something about these spills in ter…
 
I had an audience member reach out to me this morning to ask me some advice about creating content for Science Communication (SciComm). I love chatting about SciComm so we had a great discussion. Listen to the episode on what my advice was for her. I think it might help you if you are looking to create SciComm content yourself. Crystal's Instagram:…
 
The Cephalosquad has made it to the center of the maelstrom and begins preparing to descend into the plane of sorrow. However, because it’s basically just another type of doorway, it takes them a while to figure out what to do… ############################################# Please support Dugongs & Seadragons on Patreon, if every subscriber gave us …
 
The Coelacanth is a fish that continues to surprise the scientific community. Originally thought to be extinct, the living fossil was "rediscovered" after being caught in 1938 off the coast of Africa. The surprises continue today after scientists found out that Coelacanths don't live until 20 as originally thought. They live up to 100 years. Listen…
 
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