marine mammal conservation


Drones Over Wildlife: Harassed From Above?

On Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge last summer, while working for Audubon’s Project Puffin monitoring seabird nesting colonies, five of us researchers were relaxing on the porch of our cabin… Read more »


What’s abuzz with team Wild Lens..

As a proud, newly minted member of the Wild Lens team, I’d like to introduce myself: Hello! I’m Stacey Hollis, I’ll be contributing to the Wild Lens blog with stories… Read more »


EOC 102: A Captive Breeding Program for the Vaquita

Listen to this episode in iTunes   Episode Summary: Today’s guest on the show is Tom Jefferson, a marine mammal researcher and the director of Viva Vaquita, an NGO dedicated… Read more »


EOC 055: Teaching Youth about Marine Mammal Conservation with Chloe and Andrew Carothers-Liske

Episode Summary: Today on the show we are talking with Chloe Carothers-Liske along with her father, Andrew Carothers-Liske.  Chloe and Andrew worked together on our newest Eyes on Conservation film,… Read more »


The Search for Vaquita Continues on Board the Maria Cleofas

****The following is another blog post from volunteer Joe Shull, from Aquarium of Boise and Boise State University, who is assisting in the production of our film project Souls of… Read more »


On Board the Maria Cleofas

We met up with Greg Alker, director of the non-profit Grupo Cleofas, early on the morning of Monday, Oct. 5th at the San Felipe Marina. Greg had arrived in town… Read more »


A Unique Approach for Capturing Vaquita Footage

****The following is another post from volunteer Joe Shull, who has been playing a crucial role on our production team for Souls of the Vermilion Sea for the past week… Read more »


Mexican Government Officials are Treated to ANOTHER Vaquita Sighting!

Yesterday was a big day for Vaquita conservation efforts. As Joe and I left the vaquita survey vessel “Ocean Star”, a group of Mexican dignitaries were heading out to board… Read more »


A Vaquita Sighting!

I was on the top deck of the Ocean Star – the vaquita survey vessel that is slowly cutting transects throughout the entire range of this most elusive of porpoises…. Read more »


EOC 041: Kestrel Research in Idaho’s Treasure Valley with Julie Heath

Episode Summary: Today on the show we’re talking with Boise State University professor and kestrel researcher Julie Heath.  Julie manages one of the largest and longest running kestrel research projects… Read more »