Marine Researcher Brings Shark Conservation to Incredible New Depths
Mar17

Marine Researcher Brings Shark Conservation to Incredible New Depths

  Demian Chapman, PhD, assistant professor at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and assistant director for science at the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University, has been awarded a 2014 Pew Fellowship in marine conservation for a new research project to determine how recently enacted international regulations affect the trade in the fins of protected shark species. Sharks have been heavily...

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Seawolf Sails Rescued Dolphin Home in Time for the Holidays
Sep30

Seawolf Sails Rescued Dolphin Home in Time for the Holidays

Last month Stony Brook University’s 80′ research vessel, Seawolf, steered Roxanne back home. Roxanne, a rescued Risso’s dolphin that was found trapped on a sand bar in the Great South Bay, was nurtured back to health by the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation. After nearly 3 months of rehabilitation, Roxanne was finally brought back into her natural habitat. In 2009, Stony Brook University’s School of...

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