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Our work has appeared in multiple 'popular press' venues.  Below are some of the highlights.


"Whales in cliques share private lingoNature Research Highlights (January 2019)

"Pilot Whales use different dialects and teach them to their children" WGBH News by Elsa Partan with Amy Van Cise. (January 2019)

"To Tag a Squid" by Elise Hugus & Daniel Cojanu, Oceanus Magazine (January 2019)


Scientific American podcast "Alaskan Beluga Whales Ace Hearing Exam" 60-Second-Science, 21 June, 2018


"Sound and the Sea" by Jessica Perelman
National Geographic Ocean View blog (January 31, 2017)

"Eavesdropping on Shrimp's Snap Chat" by Veronique LaCapra
Oceanus magazine (Winter 2017)


"Whales Can Really Rock With Their Mellow Songs" by Nicholas St. Fleur
New York Times (November 4, 2016)


"Can Squid Abide by Ocean's Lower pH?" by Kate Madin
Oceanus magazine (January 9, 2014)

"Sounds in the Sea" by jennifer Jerrett
living on earth (March 28, 2014)

"Wild Beluga Whales Pass Hearing Test"  by Christopher
Scientific American (May 20, 2014)


"The Acid Test: Changing Seas Trip Up Baby Squid" by Stephanie Pappas
Yahoo! (May 31, 2013)

"Acidifying Oceans Could Cause Trouble in Early Development of Squids"  by Sam Goodwin
Headlines and Global News (June 1, 2013)

"The Changing Sea: Squid Will Be Vulnerable to Ocean Acidification" by Bryan Walsh
TIME Magazine (June 3, 2013)

""Ocean Acidification Hurts Squid Too" by Stephanie Paige Ogburn
Scientific American (June 3, 2013)

"Acidifying ocean could spell trouble for squid"
Current Biology (June 3, 2013)

"Squid Squashed by Acidic Oceans” by Tim Wall
Discovery Magazine (June 5, 2013)

"Squid Threatened by Ocean Acidity Caused by Rise in CO2" by Tim Radford
Climate Central (June 8, 2013)


"Eavesdropping on the squid world" by Jonathan Amos
BBC News (February 28, 2012)

"Noise from Wind Farms Is Subject for Detailed Study" by Peter Brannen
Vineyard Gazette (March 9, 2012)


"How Squid Hear: It's all in the Motion of the Ocean" by Wynne Parry
Live Science, (February 2, 2011)

"How squid hear: It’s all in the motion of the ocean" by Wynne Parry
MSNBC (February 3, 2011)

What was that? Squids CAN hear, just not very well, scientists discover"
Daily Mail (February 7, 2011)

"The Motion Of Sound: How Squid Hear"
Global Animal (April 4, 2011)

"In an ocean of noise, sea life faces new threat"by Craig Welch
Seattle Times (May 12, 2011)

"Ocean noise could harm squid and other cephalopods"
Physics Today (April 12, 2011)


"Watch an episode on squid hearing and noise"
Daily Planet (October 18, 2010)

"Shh… they can hear us: A study on hearing in squids has surprising results that may be useful in treating human hearing loss some day" by Josh Dehaas
Macleans (November 4, 2010)


"Sonar Can Temporarily Deafen Dolphins" by Henry Fountain
The New York Times (April 13, 2009)

"Sonar Doesn't Appear To Deafen Dolphins" by Claire Thomas
Science Now (April 8, 2009)

"Sonar Does Deafen Dolphins"
Nature (Blogs) (April 8, 2009)

"Military sonar blamed for mass dolphin strandings" by Lewis Smith
The Times (London) (April 8, 2009)

"New Study: “Sonar Deafens Dolphins”, or, Sonar Impacts Have Been “Vastly Overestimated”??"
The Acoustic Ecology Insitute (April 9, 2009)

"New research shows temporary hearing loss possible due to naval sonar in dolphins" by John C. Cannon
The Santa Cruz Sentinel (May 3, 2009)


"Dolphins raise sound questions" by Richard Black
BBC (April 8, 2008)

"What Do Squid Hear?" by Joseph Caputo
MBL LabBits (July 23, 2008)

"What Do Squid Hear: Scientists Learn How Senstive The Translucent Animals Are To Noise" by Joseph Caputo
Science Daily (July 31, 2008)

"Les mammiferes marins menaces par la pollution sonore humaine" (Threats to marine mammals by human sound pollution) by Pierre Le Hir

Le Monde
, Paris, France (July 4, 2008)


How to Weave a Dolphin-Friendly Net” by Kathy A. Svitil
Discover Magazine (March 4, 2005)

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