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NMFS Celebrates MMPA 40th Anniversary
The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service continues to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Marine Mammal Protection Act with the following online presentations:
The Science Behind Whale Recovery in Alaska (video on how NOAA scientists recover whales in Alaska),
Co-Management Strengthens Marine Mammal Science (government-to-government agreements with tribally authorized Alaska Native organizations for subsistence use management of marine mammals), http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/stories/2012/10/10_23_12alaska_co_management.html ;
40 Facts for 40 Years of Protecting Marine Mammals (40 facts about protecting marine mammals), http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/stories/2012/10/10_22_12mmpa_40_facts.html; and
Marine Mammals on the Move (video of whales, dolphins, seals and more), http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/stories/2012/10/10_24_12mmpa_video_features.html.