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The Acoustic Ecology of Antarctic Pinnipeds

Updated: Jun 4, 2020

Do you want to hear seals that sound like Star Wars sound effects? Interested in learning which seals are striving for success at a metaphorical karaoke bar? Curious about conservation in Antarctica? Wondering what the title of this blog post actually means?

I have been working in Antarctica since 2014, observing and learning about the extraordinary animals that live in one of Earth's most extreme environments.

Tune in to this webinar, hosted by naturalist-extraordinaire Catherine Jardine, to learn more from me about one of my favorite topics: the fascinating underwater vocals of Antarctic seals.

The Acoustic Ecology of Antarctic Pinnipeds

Click here to watch the video on Vimeo

Liked the video? Check out these resources for continued learning:

Sounds in the Ocean (NOAA)

Sounds of Antarctica (Australian Antarctic Division)

Antarctic Science Foundation

Weddell Seal Science

Sea Leopard Project

Managing Underwater Noise Pollution (Glacier Bay National Park)

What was your favorite part? Let me know in the comments!

Thanks for tuning in!



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