[MARMAM] The Monachus Guardian 11 (2): November 2008

William M. Johnson editor at monachus-guardian.org
Tue Nov 25 05:34:04 PST 2008


Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Monk Seal

This is to let you know that we have now published the November 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: Recovering the Balearic Islands for the monk seal, by
Miquel À. Grimalt i Vert, Minister of the Environment, Government of the
Balearic Islands...

International News: Monk seal histories republished as open access ebooks...
International Monk Seal Conservation Alliance takes shape in Madeira...

Hawaiian News: Monk seal may gain ‘Critical Habitat’ on main Hawaiian

Mediterranean News: Gibraltar: Seals on the Neanderthals diet... Greece:
Monitoring in the Karpathos-Saria Ecodevelopment Area... Madeira: Aiming for
higher public participation in monk seal monitoring... Mauritania: Lactation
on an open beach in Cabo Blanco: first known record since 1945... Spain:
Seal returns after 50-year absence... Turkey: Tourists captured on seal
monitors... Badem released from ‘protective custody’... Research and
analysis projects for Foça...

Cover Story: One talking fish with a whale of a tale, by William M.

In Focus: Sighting and Response, by Antoni Font, Joan Mayol, Manu Sanfelix
and Carlota Viada...

Perspectives: Legal protection of the Mediterranean monk seal in Croatia,
Petar Radošević...

Research: The Song of the Sirens, by Panagiotis Dendrinos and Alexandros A.

Research: The in situ treatment of a Mediterranean monk seal pup at Piperi
Island, National Marine Park of Alonnisos Northern Sporades (NMPANS), by
Christos Neofitou, Lenie ‘t Hart, Vassilis Kouroutos, Kitty Attema,
Elefteria Tsalie and Clare Reed...

Letters to the Editor: Translocation plans – reasons for caution, by Xisco

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>.

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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