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Society for Marine Mammalogy

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The Journal

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Marine Mammal Science publishes significant new findings on marine mammals resulting from original research.

Grants-in-Aid of Research Window Now Closed

The Grants-in-Aid of Research submission window is now closed. We received 39 applications from scientists in 15 countries this year. Recipients of this year's grants-in-aid of research will be notified prior to September 1, 2014. Thank you to all who applied.

See the 2013 Grants-in-Aid of Research Recipients

Presidential Letter on Cacouna Harbour Project and Beluga Whale Endangerment

Society President, Helene Marsh, has sent a presidential letter regarding the proposed Cacouna Harbour terminal project which involves construction of facilities for the export of crude oil in tankers that would travel into and out of the St. Lawrence River estuary. Cacouna Harbour is near the center of what government scientists have defined as “critical habitat” for a beluga whale population that is listed as Threatened under the Species at Risk Act.

Read the letter here