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INTO THE LAB ...
Pacific white-sided dolphins have recently reappeared in the in-shore waters of British Columbia? What is driving this change and how much fish do the dolphins require? [more]


FROM THE FIELD ...
It’s the end of summer, a time when scientists traditionally wrap up their field seasons in this part of the world, and either head back to the laboratory to figure out what they accomplished or gear up for more field work in another location. [more]

NUMBER CRUNCHING
As technology progresses, scientists are able to collect more and more data from animals behaving naturally in the field. Perversely, this wealth of ‘data’ sometimes makes it more difficult for scientists to extract useful ‘information’. Consortium scientists are using cutting edge technology to gather and interpret data on the elusive northern fur seals. [more]

STELLER NEWS
The final report of an independent scientific review of the recent biological opinion by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) concerning the impact of groundfish fisheries on Steller sea lions has just been completed. Based on the evidence presented, the review panel concluded that NMFS…..[more]

VIDEO CONNECT
Short video of Consortium scientists in action.
Studying Northern fur seals [see animation]

THIS JUST IN
Latest peer reviewed publications
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Steller sea lion research

SCIENCE IN DEPTH
In depth stories of recent Consortium research findings
Metabolic Mysteries: Researchers explore connection between heart rate and energy expenditure [more]

 


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Marine Mammal
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North Pacific
Marine Science
Foundation