[MARMAM] The Monachus Guardian 13(1): June 2010

William M. Johnson editor at monachus-guardian.org
Wed Jun 2 11:43:16 PDT 2010



THE MONACHUS GUARDIAN, JUNE 2010
 

Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Monk Seal

This is to let you know that we have now published the June 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:
 
Editorial: An epidemic of killings. This issue of The Monachus Guardian
brings a special focus to the Mediterranean monk seals shot and dynamited in
the Eastern Mediterranean since January. What is actually being done to
eliminate the single most serious mortality threat confronting the species?

Hawaiian News: Seal numbers continue to dive...

Mediterranean News: Greece: Alarming numbers of dead seals... Mauritania:
Record births at Cabo Blanco... Turkey: Monk seal deaths in the Turkish
Aegean... New population size assessment study in the NE Mediterranean...

Cover Story: Markos¹ Case: Trauma, treatment, and reflections, by Emily
Joseph.

In Focus I: Monk seal killed by dynamite blast in the Aegean, by Anastasia
Miliou.

In Focus II: Nefeli¹s rehabilitation: methods, results, and challenges, by
Emily Joseph.

Perspectives: The world¹s two remaining monk seal species: how many
different ways are there of being Critically Endangered? by Giuseppe
Notarbartolo di Sciara.

Research: Mediterranean monk seal, Monachus monachus, re-sighted along the
Israeli coastline after more than half a century, by Aviad Scheinin, Oz
Goffman, Mia Elasar and Dani Kerem...

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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