<html><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">The October 2011 issue of Sirenews has just been posted online:  </span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><a href="http://sirenian.org/sirenews/56OCT2011.pdf">http://sirenian.org/sirenews/56OCT2011.pdf</a></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">Archives of previous issues can be found online at</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "> </span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><a href="http://sirenian.org/sirenews.html">http://sirenian.org/sirenews.html</a></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "> </span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">and</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "> </span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><a href="http://public.sea2shore.org/newsletters">http://public.sea2shore.org/newsletters</a></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">In This Issue:</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">News from the Secretariat to the UNEP/CMS Dugong MOU</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">-Dugong Conservation Gathers Momentum in South East Asia</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">-Thailand Becomes 20th Signatory to the Dugong MOU</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">-Progressing Dugong Conservation in the South West Indian Ocean</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">New Book Announcement:  Ecology and Conservation of the Sirenia:  Dugongs & Manatees, by Helene Marsh, Thomas J. O'Shea, John E. Reynolds</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">Fifth International Sirenian Symposium</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">Local News</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">-Australia:  Dugong Crisis in Queensland</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">-Ecuador: The Status of Amazonian Manatees in Eastern Ecuador</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">-Florida:  Florida manatee Cold-related Unusual Mortality Event, January 2010</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">-Puerto Rico:  Progress with Aramana and Guacara in Puerto Rico</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; "><br></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: monospace; ">Abstracts & Recent Publications List</span><br><br><div apple-content-edited="true"> <span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; font-size: medium; "><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; font-size: medium; "><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; font-size: medium; "><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><div><div style="font-weight: normal; ">Caryn Self-Sullivan, PhD</div><div style="font-weight: normal; "><b>President & Co-founder, Sirenian International, Inc.</b></div><div style="font-weight: normal; ">Email:  <a href="mailto:cselfsullivan@sirenian.org">cselfsullivan@sirenian.org</a></div><div style="font-weight: normal; ">Phone:  +1.540.287.8207</div><div style="font-weight: normal; ">Website:  <a href="http://sirenian.org">http://sirenian.org</a></div><div style="font-weight: normal; ">Blog: <a href="http://mermaidsandmermen.blogspot.com/">http://mermaidsandmermen.blogspot.com/</a></div></div></div></span></div></span></div></span> </div><br></body></html>