Presentations by faculty in the Marine Sciences department.
Multi-National Collaboration And Conservation Of Humpback Whales With The Caribbean Humpback Acoustic Monitoring Program (CHAMP)
Dr. Heather Heenehan presents a seminar describing her time working on multi-national collaboration and conservation of humpback whales with the Caribbean Humpback Acoustic Monitoring Programme (CHAMP).
UNE’s 7th Annual Ludcke Lecture, presented by Professor of Marine Sciences, Dr. Markus Frederich. Dr. Frederich is currently investigating stress tolerance in genetically different populations of European green crabs. These invasive crabs decimate the soft shell clam fishery in New England. With his students, Frederich tests whether crabs from Maine, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Iceland have different tolerances to stress leading to different levels of environmental destruction.... Read More
Barry A. Costa-Pierce
Presentation given during session on Food Justice, where Barton Seaver, Director of the Healthy and Sustainable Food Program in the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard, described a great nutrition and health crisis in America perpetuated by groups demarketing seafood and promoting meat in the American diet. Seaver noted that Americans consume about 167 lbs. of meat a year and only 14 lbs. of seafood, leading to... Read More