Tag: Joe Roman

The origins of the Endangered Species Act

Humpback whales may come off the endangered species list soon: federal officials are expected to announce a decision soon. But regardless of the decision, one thing is clear: without whales and other marine mammals, there might not even be an endangered species list. Read More

Studying what whales leave behind

Joe Roman Whale researcher and conservation biologist Joe Roman loves whale poop. He loves it so much he travels around the world’s oceans, scooping it up in plankton nets and studying it. Why? Because Roman believes that what whales leave behind, can tell us a lot about how oceans are connected, and may even help us tackle climate change. Read More
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