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Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA4) begins in Mexico

Erich Hoyt

Erich is a Research Fellow at WDC and Co-chair of the IUCN Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force. He is a director of the Far East Russian Orca Project (FEROP).
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Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA4) begins in Mexico

By Erich Hoyt / 14th November 2016

Nov. 14, 2016. The fourth International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA 4), which begins today in Puerto Vallarta, México, will focus on “Forging…

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41 candidate important marine mammal areas (IMMAs) identified in the Med

By Erich Hoyt / 3rd November 2016

The first ever workshop to define Important Marine Mammal Areas — IMMAs — concluded last week in Chania, Greece with the identification of 41 candidate IMMAs…

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Ross Sea receives long awaited protection

By Erich Hoyt / 28th October 2016

Shout it from the highest mountain in Antarctica: The Ross Sea, at last, has received protection. The nations of CCAMLR (the Commission on the Conservation…

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Workshop puts marine mammal habitats on the map with a new tool co-developed by WDC

By Erich Hoyt / 18th October 2016

Next week, from October 24-28, the first workshop to implement a new tool for conservation — Important Marine Mammal Areas, or IMMAs — convenes in…

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The return of Iceberg, the all-white killer whale

By Erich Hoyt / 7th September 2016

Last week, I reported that after five years, Iceberg, the big all white male killer whale has been resighted by WDC’s Far East Russia Orca…

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Unlocking the secrets of whale and dolphin societies

By Erich Hoyt / 30th September 2015

Arguably more than anything else, photo-identification, or “photo-ID,” opened the door to our appreciation of whales and dolphins as individuals. WDC researchers and close collaborators…

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