[MARMAM] The Monachus Guardian 10 (2): November 2007

William M. Johnson editor at monachus-guardian.org
Wed Nov 14 06:31:46 PST 2007


Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Monk Seal

This is to let you know that we have now published the November 2007 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>

Guest Editorial: Banking on Conservation, by Vrassidas Zavras.

International News: An agreement that might save the Mediterranean monk

Hawaiian News: NOAA signs new Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery Plan.

Mediterranean News: including... Greece: Newborn pup in dramatic rescue...
Mauritania/Western Sahara: They¹re back! Monk seals reoccupy lost habitats
on Cabo Blanco peninsula... Morocco: Al-Hoceima National Park under coast
road threat... Turkey: Foça SPA enlarged.

Cover Story: Revealing secrets of the Mediterranean monk seal, by Panagiotis
Dendrinos, Alexandros Karamanlidis and Vangelis Paravas.

In Focus: Encouraging signals from the management of the National Marine
Park of Alonnisos Northern Sporades, by Vassilis Kouroutos and Christos

Perspectives: Forty days on Psathoura, by Giorgos Catsadorakis.

Research: Response of monk seals to monitoring activities on the Mersin
coast, by Ali Cemal Gücü.

Recent Publications.

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

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William M Johnson
editor at monachus-guardian.org


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