Whale Scientist Stories

Whale Scientists Story: Fadia Al Abbar

Fadia Al Abbar is a 31 years-old half Dutch half Kuwaiti marine mammalogist. She is currently doing her PhD on common dolphins in the Azores. Here is her story… Fadia’s education A focus on policy making I started my bachelor’s degree in environmental science, with a focus on policymaking at Utrecht University, in the Netherlands. …

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Whale Scientists Story: Marianna Pinzone

Marianna Pinzone is a 31 years-old Italian marine mammalogist. She is currently doing her PhD at the University of Liรจge in Belgium. Here is her story… Marianna’s Education I completed my Bsc. in Biological Sciences in 3 yrs at the University of Rome in Italy. After this, I went into my master program and got …

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Whale Scientists Story: Danielle Conry

Marine mammalogist Danielle is a 31 years-old South African working on killer whales for the Marion Island Marine Mammal Programme (MIMMP). Her journey has involved many exciting opportunities that has led her to where she is now. She discusses how COVID-19 has halted some of her plans, but has not deterred her in the slightest. Danielle discusses with us her very unique killer whale necropsy and how she found love in the process…

Whale Scientists Story: Alexandre Bernier-Graveline

Alexandre Bernier-Graveline is a 25-year-old Canadian whale scientist. He comes from the Quรฉbec province. He holds a Msc. from UQAM (the University of Quebec in Montreal). His master research focuses on ecotoxicology in beluga whales from the Saint Lawrence Estuary. Alexandre’s education I first did a bachelor’s degree (3 years) in biological and ecological sciences …

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Whale Scientists Story: Madison Hahn

Madison Hahn is a 23 years old American marine mammalogist. She obtained her BSc in Ecology from the University of Georgia and a Master of Professional Science (MPS) in marine mammal science from the University of Miamiโ€™s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Here is her story โ€ฆ Internships and Research Dolphin Photo-ID My …

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