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Fall 2008 Vol. 9, Issue 4
Special Seattle Lectures on Ganges River Dolphin Conservation; 'They're Not Saved Yet' (Reasons to Support ACS/PS); Endangered Southern Residents Lose Seven More; Cook Inlet Belugas Declared Endangered; 'Beautiful Minds: The Parallel Lives of Great Apes and Dolphins' (book review); 'In Defense of Dolphins: The New Moral Frontier' (book review);
Summer 2008 Vol. 9, Issue 3
A Pilot Study of the Population Dynamics of the Irwaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris in Chilika Lagoon, Orissa, India; K-7 'Lummi' Presumed Dead; World Ocean Celebration at the Seattle Aquarium; Upcoming Events; Orca Sing 2008; VHP Update and the NAME Conference;
Spring 2008 Vol. 9, Issue 2
Earth Month Education: TEK on Vashon; 2008 Research Grant Awarded; White House Officials Delay Whale Protection; Interesting Things to Do: May and June 2008; Peggy Foreman Stepping Down from ACS/PS Board; Traditional Food Guide for Alaska Native Cancer Survivors; Cook Inlet Belugas;
Winter 2008 Vol. 9, Issue 1
Chapter Currents; 'Trying Leviathan: The Nineteenth-Century New York Court Case That Put the Whale on Trial and Challenged the Order of Nature' (book review); VHP Update: A Prolific Season; Winter 2008 Speaker Series Previews; Request for Research Proposals; 'Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to their Identification' (book review); Ocean Career Day; 17th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in Cape Town, South Africa;
Fall 2007 Vol. 8, Issue 4
Chapter Currents; Southern Resident Update: Good and Bad News; GiveaDamForSalmon and for Orcas too!; VHP Update: Southern Residents Return to Vashon; Meet the ACS/PS Board; 'Harpoon: into the heart of Whaling' (book review); Makah Illegal Whale Killing; Thank You Joe Olson (as he rotates off the board);
Summer 2007 Vol. 8, Issue 3
Springer Homecoming Reunion in Telegraph Cove, B.C.; 'A Life Among Whales' (movie review); Orca Sing 2007; 'Sharkwater' (movie review); 'Marine Mammals of the North American Pacific' field guide; Recordings of Sprinter's Vocalizations (retrospective);
Spring 2007 Vol. 8, Issue 2
ACS/Puget Sound awards 2 grants for research on cetaceans in the Salish Sea and in South/Southeast Asia; Cook Inlet Belugas: The Swan Song of the Canary of the Sea; Sea Shepard Conservation Society; Book Review: The Urban Whale, North Atlantic Right Whales at the Crossroads (Kraus and Rolland); Book Review: Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems (Estes, DeMaster, Doak, Williams, and Brownell, Jr.);
Winter 2007 Vol. 8, Issue 1
Baiji declared "functionally extinct"; Sound Science: Presenting an Ecosystem View of Puget Sound; New Economic Report Looks at Lower Snake River Dam Removal by the Numbers; Iceland Whale Hunting: Why?; Vashon Hydrophone Project: A Well-timed Gift from the Southern Resident Killer Whales; Killer Whale Pod of Many Nations: "Carving for a Greater Cause"; 2006 ACS Conference Review
late Fall 2006 Vol. 7, Issue 4
Iceland renews Whaling, Vashon Hydrophone Project Update: K & L Pods blow into town, Beam Reach report, Book review: Whales, Dolphins & other Marine Mammals, Killer Whale Pod of Many Nations (Seattle Aquarium sculpture review), Preventing Pollution
Fall 2006 Vol. 7, Issue 3
Chapter Currents with preview of 2006-2007 events, International Whaling Commission Report, IWC voting record by nation, Annual Ballot, Vashon Hydrophone Project
Summer 2006 Vol. 7, Issue 2
Chapter Currents, California Sea Lion Fundraiser, Educational Outreach report, Recent Cetacean Strangings in the US Pacific NW (2001-2006), Vashon Hydrophone Project: Rare Summer Sightings, Orca Sing 2006
Winter 2006 Vol. 7, Issue 1
Vashon Hydrophone Project update: best Southern Resident Killer Whale Recordings Yet!; Report on 2005 Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals; Book Review: Entanglements, The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fisherman
2005 Vol. 6, Issue 4
SRKW Officially Endangered, Profile: Stephanie Norman, ACS & the Makah Whale Hunt, Vashon Hydrophone Contact! Reconnecting with the Whale Center; interview with Ken Balcomb
2005 Vol. 6, Issue 3
Vashon-Maury Important for SRKW New Mothers, Profile: Peggy Foreman, IWC 57 (S. Korea) Summary, Hood Canal Youth Summit, Education workshops, Marine Mammal Library, Conservation Education & Outreach, Book Review: Whale Rescue, changing the Future for Endangered Wildlife, Erich Hoyt
2005 Vol. 6, Issue 2
Bangladesh River Dolphin report, Alaskan experiences, Eric Hoyt on Japanese Orcas, Summit for Salmon, VHP update - Whales of Vashon, Puget Sound=Georgia Basin Research Conference, Marine Protected Areas, Educational Outreach
2005 Vol. 6, Issue 1
Vashon Hydrophone Project 1st Year, Orca Acoustic Behavior and Noise Pollution, Taxonomy, Event and Program Information
2004 Vol. 5, Issue 4
Event Information, Orcas Recorded by VHP, Research Grants update, Makah update, SRKW Endangered listing, Heaing without Ears Activity, ACS National Conference review
2004 Vol. 5, Issue 3
Meetings Resume In October, Events Information, Summit
for Salmon, VHP gives presentation at NOAA fisheries SRKW
meeting, Cetacean Systematics Workshop, Special Event:
Original Spirits, Oct. 3, Springer returns to her summer
home, Dalco, humpback in Puget Sound.
2004 Vol. 5, Issue 2
Next Meeting May 19th Anna Hall - Holidaying Harbor
Porpoise, Vashon Hydrophone Project, State declares
SRKW endangered, A. Foote and R. Osborne in Nature,
Luna Update via Orcalab, Cetacean Systematics Symposium.
2004 Vol. 5, Issue 1
Next Meeting - March 17th, Events Information, Grant Awards,
Vashon Hydrophone Project Installation Photos, New K pod calf, Edmonds Oil
Spill, ActionOrca as State Mammal?, Shoup Update.
2003 Vol. 4, Issue 3
Chapter Meetings, SRKW Tribute plaque, Ganges River Dolphins,
LFA Sonar Linked to Bends, L-98, Luna Update, Unusual
Dolphins in South Sound.
2003 Vol. 4, Issue 2
Chapter Meetings, Board Member Ballots, Chiar Reports
- Announcements & Updates, Hydrophone Fundrqising,
2003 Vol. 4, Issue 1
ACS/PS To Receive Award, General Meeting, 2003 Orca Sing,
ACS/PS Research Grants for 2003,LFA (Low Frequency Sonar).
Spring 2002 Vol. 3, Issue 2
A73 Rehabilitation Fund, IWC: Ban on Commercial Hunting - Divided over Aborginal Whaling, gray whale fun facts, Kid's Quests: classifying cetaceans & what is taxonomy and classification?, Book reviews: National Audubon Society Field Guide to Marine Mammals of the World and Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals.
2002 Vol. 3, Issue 1
Board member election results, blue whale fun facts, new
orca babies, L98 update.
2001 Vol. 2, Issue 3
Board member election ballots, general meetings, toxic
whales, whale friendly lawns.
2001 Vol. 2, Issue 2
Killer whale petition, orcas & indigenous wisdom,
Winter 2001 Vol. 2, Issue 1
OrcaQuest 2001, Makah whale hunt draft EA, Orca updates, Filippo, Orcas and underwater sound, OrcaSing 2000 on 60 minutes
Fall 2000 Vol. 1, Issue 3
Whale Museum's Sea Sound Project, OrcaSing 2000 observations, dolphin emotions, support for the Dolphin Institute, Whale watching in the San Juans, Board member serves as relief vet on Saipan, ACS/PS beach cleanup
Spring 2000 Vol. 1, Issue 2
NMFS speaks out against US Navy, sonar test off NJ, Research Grant Fund, Makah Whaling discussed
Winter 2000 Vol. 1, Issue 1
Intro to new chapter, 1st General Meeting - Alberta Thompson, Makah elder - Watch the video of the Puget Sound Chapter's first general meeting featuring: Makah elder, Alberta Thompson who discussed her insights into the Makah whale hunt.