Home

BBC Interviews Scott Baker about Humpback migration

Scott Baker was interviewed by the BBC regarding humpback whale migrations for their website "World on the Move".  For a link to the website and audio recording, please click on link to story.

Read Article

Whale Watch Training November 22-23, 2008 at HMSC

Internationally recognized whale expert Bruce Mate will lead off
training for "Whale Watching Spoken Here" volunteers Nov. 22-23 at the
Mark O. Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.

Mate, the director of the Oregon State University Marine Mammal
Institute, will introduce trainees to Pacific gray whale biology and
natural history at the Nov. 22 (Saturday) session. He has helped lead
the training since co-founding the whale watching program in the late
1970s. For more information and to sign up, read article below:

Read Article

Terri Irwin/MMI team up to study whales

Terri Irwin signs an agreement with the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University to fund humpback whale research projects. Read more

See OSU News and Communication Media Release here

See Corvallis Gazette-Times article here

MMI researchers study gray whale migration along the Oregon Coast.

Researchers will conduct shore-based observations to track the migration of gray whales as they pass Yaquina Head on the central Oregon coast.

Read more

For more information on wave energy development in the Pacific Northwest, click here.

MMI attends Society for Marine Mammalogy meeting in Capetown, South Africa.

Four MMI scientists flew to Capetown, South Africa, in November 2007 to present their research findings at the 17th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals.

Read more

Officials buoyed by mooring placement

One small plop for the ocean. One giant leap for wave energy research.

Read Article

Gray whale recovery called incorrect

The success story of the Pacific gray whales' full recovery from near-extinction is wrong, according to a new genetic analysis that pegs the current population at only one-third to one-fifth of historical levels.

Read Article

Beached whale will be buried

The whale was already dead when spotted from the air earlier this week, said Bruce Mate, executive director of Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine ...

Read Article