Emerging Dangers for Blue and Humpback Whales

August 26 Presentation by John Calambokidis in San Francisco
August 10, 2011

On Friday, August 26th at The Marine Mammal Center's Discovery Classroom, Washington-based whale biologist John Calambokidis will focus on blue and humpback whales, and present some of the latest research findings on several of these threats. He will also discuss some of the proposed solutions including strategies for reducing ship strikes, new information on the whales’ underwater behaviors and feeding habits, reactions to and impacts of Navy sonar on whales; and the status and recovery of humpback and blue whale populations. The presentation is co-sponsored by NOAA’s Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Oceanic Society and The Marine Mammal Center.

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Presentation on vessel- and sonar-caused impacts on blue and humpback whales


Whale expert John Calambokidis, Ph.D./Cascadia Research, Olympia WA


Friday, August 26, 7:00 p.m.


The Marine Mammal Center's Discovery Classroom - located just 4 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge; directions available at www.marinemammalcenter.org/visiting-us/directions.html.


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