[MARMAM] The Monachus Guardian 9 (2): November 2006

William M. Johnson editor at monachus-guardian.org
Mon Nov 27 05:30:06 PST 2006


Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Monk Seal

This is to let you know that we have now published the November 2006 issue
of The Monachus Guardian, the biannual electronic journal focusing on the
Mediterranean, Hawaiian and Caribbean monk seals. The site can be accessed
at <http://www.monachus-guardian.org>

International News: The Mediterranean Monk Seal Fact Files: The Monachus
Guardian has published a detailed knowledgebase on the Mediterranean monk
seal, written and compiled by some of Europe¹s foremost authorities on the
species, including experienced field researchers working in Greece, Madeira,
Mauritania/Western Sahara and Turkey.

Mediterranean News: Algeria: Summer birth in the west... Greece: New
management bodies in protected areas ­ new hope or further delays?... Italy:
Monk seal sighting in Pantelleria strikes again... Mauritania: Notable
increase of newborn pups at Cabo Blanco... Spain: Balearic Islands
Fishermen¹s Cooperatives to work for the monk seal¹s return...

Cover Story: Anatomy of a Conference. Controversy and lost opportunity in
Antalya, by William M Johnson.

Research: Seals of Northern Cyprus, by Ali Cemal Gücü, Meltem Ok, Serdar
Sakinan, Billur Çelebi and Ekin Akoglu... To what extent can the Cilician
monk seal colony recover under existing regulations? by Meltem Ok and Ali
Cemal Gücü.

Letters to the Editor: including Conference Controversy, by Cem Orkun Kiraç.

Recent Publications.
Thanks to our sponsor, the Government of the Balearic Islands, a
Spanish-language version of this issue will be made available in due course.
An appropriate link will be posted soon on the Home page

The current and back issues of The Monachus Guardian are also available from
the Monk Seal Library <http://www.monachus-guardian.org/library.htm> and may
either be viewed on-line, or downloaded as PDF files.

Should you have any comments on the web site or its contents, please contact
us at: editor at monachus-guardian.org.

Our sincere thanks to all the friends and colleagues who have made this
issue possible. 

William M. Johnson 
editor at monachus-guardian.org


William M Johnson
editor at monachus-guardian.org


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