[MARMAM] THE MONACHUS GUARDIAN, DECEMBER 2010

William M. Johnson editor at monachus-guardian.org
Mon Dec 6 06:09:00 PST 2010


Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Monk Seal

This is to let you know that we have now published the December 2010 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


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CURRENT ISSUE:
 
Guest Editorial: Growing up with monk seals in Madeira, by Gil Pereira.

International News: IUCN let down...

Hawaiian News: Updates from Papahanaumokuakea and the Main Hawaiian
Islands...

Mediterranean News: Greece: Lazarus dies in rehab... Mauritania & Western
Sahara: New productivity record... Turkey: Monk seal pup rescued in
Aydincik, Mersin...

Cover Story: Cave habitats used by Mediterranean monk seals in Sardinia, by
Luigi Bundone.

In Focus I: Mediterranean monk seal mortality in 2010 in Greece, by Marianna
Psaradellis, Vangelis Paravas and Alexandros A. Karamanlidis.

In Focus II: Three monk seal encounters in the Northern Gulf of Evia,
Greece, by Giovanni Bearzi and Silvia Bonizzoni.

Perspectives: A new healthcare facility for Hawaiian monk seals in Kona,
Hawaii, by Jeff Boehm.

Letters to the Editor: Including Genetic scepticism ­ just how important is
genetic research to the conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal?

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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