November 21, 2019
Dave Steckler chats with host Chris Parsons about some of the new technology being developed to detect cetaceans at sea and provides career advice for those who want to search for marine mammals and protected species at sea for a...
November 07, 2019
Dr. Adam Pack chats to host Dr. Chris Parsons about dolphin intelligence and their sophisticated language skills, the nature of humpback whale song, the Hawaiian Islands whale sanctuary, the impacts of climate change... and Star Trek.
October 31, 2019
Dr. Chris Parsons talks to guest Dr. Denise Herzing about her research on the behavior of bottlenose and Atlantic spotted dolphins in the Bahamas, and what’s it like conducting fieldwork in paradise-like surroundings. Check out the Shows on the...
October 25, 2019
Dr. Lorenzo Rojas Bracho joins Dr. Chris Parsons this week to discuss the threats faced by the world’s most threatened cetacean - the critically endangered vaquita - and recent research which may offer a glimmer of hope for this imperiled animal. ...
October 17, 2019
Podcast host Dr. Chris Parsons talks to Dr. Gill Braulik in Zanzibar - about her research and the threats faced by Indus and Ganges river dolphins. Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network: Marine Conservation Happy Hour Apple Podcasts: ...
October 10, 2019
Dr. Chris Parsons talks to Tilen Genov about his research on the local dolphin population in Slovenia, and his recent study on identifying dolphins from their faces, which was one of the most downloaded and shared papers in the journal Marine Mammal...
October 03, 2019
Chair of the Society for Marine Mammalogy Conservation Committee, and NOAA researcher, Dr. Barb Taylor talks with host Dr. Chris Parsons about the work of the Committee, the critically endangered Vaquita, the newly identified Gulf of Mexico whale and...
September 26, 2019
Dr. Stephanie Plön talks with host Dr. Chris Parsons about her research in the journal Marine Mammal Science on the nature of the “hump” of the humpback dolphin (Sousa plumbea), and the threatened dolphins of the genus Sousa.
September 19, 2019
Dr. Chris Parsons talks to Danielle Brown, whose Masters’ degree research on humpback whales in the New York harbor area became one of the most downloaded papers for the journal Marine Mammal Science.
September 12, 2019
Dr. Nicole Vollmer talks with host Chris Parsons about her new study in the journal Marine Mammal Science that revises the taxonomy of the short-beaked dolphins of the genus Lagenorhynchus.
September 05, 2019
National Geographic explorer Shah Selbe talks with Dr. Chris Parsons about using drones for marine mammal research, and how they are being used to study endangered blue whales in Sri Lanka.
August 29, 2019
Dr. Chris Parsons talks with 2017 Society for Marine Mammalogy Conference plenary speaker Dr. Asha De Vos about the issue of “parachute science” and the difficulties faced by marine mammal researchers from developing countries.
August 06, 2019
In the first of the Marine Mammal Science podcasts, while sailing in the coastal waters of Sri Lanka, Dr. Chris Parsons talks with Dr. Asha De Vos about her research on endangered blue whales in Sri Lanka.