Soda Tops & Porpoise POPs
Photo credit: GDEP/John Schacke

Soda Tops & Porpoise POPs

Marine mammal population health has been in the news a lot lately. Perhaps you heard that marine scientists didn’t see a single baby Atlantic Right Whale during the 2018 calving season. Or maybe you’re aware of the dwindling population of Vaquitas in the Gulf…

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Georgia’s Own Loch Ness Monster?

Recently, the Georgia coast was abuzz with news that a strange sea creature had washed ashore on a beach in the Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge. The “Loch Ness-type thing” was discovered by a local fisherman, Jeff Warren, and his…

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Gone (Ethical) Whale Watching
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Gone (Ethical) Whale Watching

This blog post is written by Cassidy Lord. Dolphins are cute, right? So cute you could jump right in with them? Give them a big hug and maybe a snack for the road? Well...don’t. Human interactions with marine mammals are…

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a…SnotBot?
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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a…SnotBot?

This blog article was written by Cassidy Lord. As Unmanned Aerial Vehicles gain popularity for recreational and commercial use, researchers are finding innovative methods for collecting photographic and spatial data.  A recent story circulated in popular media tells of Ocean Alliance’s…

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