On the calendar
Conferences, benefit dinners, awareness week… Not-to-be-missed events concerning whales of the St. Lawrence.
2017 / 10 / 31
#SMM2017 Day 5: Cry of the Heart
That’s it, the marathon of presentations is over! The 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, held in Halifax from October 23 to 27, covered a broad range of topics concerning...
2017 / 10 / 27
#SMM2017 Day 4: Piggybacking on Others’ Ideas
The onslaught continues: lectures, flash presentations, videos, plenaries, posters and discussions with colleagues hailing from every continent. A biennial is a vast brainstorming of the latest resear...
2017 / 10 / 27
#SMM2017 Day 3: Intriguing New Technologies
Day 3 of the 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Some of the faces amongst the thousands of participants are starting to become familiar. Topics that were completely unknown to ...
2017 / 10 / 26
#SMM2017 Day 2: New Technologies, Coloured Ropes and Information-packed Brains
Fifteen-minute presentations, four-minute flash communications and five-minute science videos: a total of 141 presentations were delivered at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. Day 2 was chock full of idea...
2017 / 10 / 24
#SMM2017 Day 1: Focus on Conservation
Day 1 of the 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in Halifax. Already, our heads are filled with new ideas, researchers to follow, new questions to explore. Report of a vibrant Mo...
2017 / 10 / 23
Whales Online at the 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals
From October 22-27, the Whales Online team will be covering the 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals organized in Halifax by the Society for Marine Mammalogy. Conferences, poster ...
2017 / 09 / 22
Raising Funds to Support Belugas and Killer Whales
From coast to coast, Simons is supporting research on St. Lawrence belugas and Pacific killer whales by symbolically adopting Artsea and Hope. With a brand new collection featuring these two species, ...
2017 / 08 / 09
Let’s Talk Whales! Online consultation on endangered whales
With Let’s Talk Whales, the Government of Canada is launching a comprehensive online public consultation on protective measures to implement for the recovery of three cetacean species classified as ...
2017 / 07 / 27
Good navigation practices for Beluga conservation
In this beluga calving season, Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s “Show you care, keep your distance!” awareness campaign reminds us of the navigation practices to follow in the presence ...
2017 / 07 / 04
Mark your calendar: Talk “Where everything revolved around whales”
An invitation to travel through “Whale Civilization“ The kick-off for summer talks has finally arrived! For the first gathering of the season, scheduled for July 6, Christine Gilliet will ...