Media Releases Archives

October 2015

  • 29 October 2015

    Members of the public help protect threatened whales and dolphins

    More than 30 years of collecting data on whale and dolphin sightings has just been made publically available, with the aim of helping marine mammal species survive.

    After researching the biology of whales and dolphins for over 30 years, the Museum’s senior research scientist Cath Kemper managed to secure a Commonwealth Government grant so that her expertise in marine mammals could be shared not only with academics, environmental communities and marine industries but also, for the first time, citizen scientists.