[MARMAM] The Monachus Guardian 11 (1): June 2008

William M. Johnson editor at monachus-guardian.org
Thu Jun 5 06:32:35 PDT 2008


Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Monk Seal

This is to let you know that we have now published the June 2008 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: Twenty years of action, by Vangelis Paravas...

Caribbean News: Extinct monk seal tells of once-teeming Caribbean reefs...

Hawaiian News: Protection turns to volunteers...

Mediterranean News: Croatia: Sightings continue in the north and central
Adriatic... Greece: Monk seal massacred in the Cyclades... Turkey: Badem
wanders freely in Gökova Bay, by Cem Orkun Kiraç and Harun Güçlüsoy... News
Watch: Seal¹s behaviour causes concern ­ and injuries ­ as tourist season
looms... Mauritania: Productivity remains high at Cabo Blanco, by Miguel A.
Cedenilla et al.

Cover Story: The changing face of marine litter, by Constantinos

In Focus: Orphan returns to ŒMother¹ Sea. Viktoria released into protected
waters with a mobile phoneŠ but researchers still waiting for her call, by
William M. Johnson...

Monachus Science: So many seals, so little time: The rapid extinction of the
Caribbean monk seal, by Kyle Baker...

Letters to the Editor: Question mark over monk seal pup in Turkey? by Cem
Orkun Kiraç and Harun Güçlüsoy, with a reply by Ali 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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