Steller Sea Lions: Citizen Science at Work
You can help scientists identify photos of marked Steller sea lions in the Aleutian Islands - go to https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/sweenkl/steller-watch. NOAA Scientists are tracking this endangered population western Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
Please Kōkua and Share the Shore with Marine Wildlife
Share the Shore: Seal and Sea Lions Safe Viewing Public Service Announcement
When seals and sea lions share our shores, we need to give them space, especially mothers with pups.
Species in the Spotlight: Survive to Thrive
Of all the species that NOAA protects under the ESA, eight are considered the most at risk of extinction. The "Species in the Spotlight" initiative was implemented to stabilize these species with the goal that they will become candidates for recovery
Species In The Spotlight: Hawaiian Monk Seal
Predation, marine debris, starvation, disease and fisheries interactions are the main threats to the critically low population of Hawaiian Monk seals.
Hawaiian Monk Seal Rehabilitation
It takes a partnership with NOAA, the U.S. Coast Guard and private citizens to transport the sick and injured Monk seals from the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands to Ke Kai Ola marine mammal hospital in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Investigating Steller Sea Lion Populations
Join scientists on a research vessel to western Aleutian Islands—closer to Russia than mainland Alaska. Here, they investigate what’s going on with endangered Steller sea lions, some populations of which are declining, while others are thriving.
Protecting Threatened Ice Seals
In Alaska, there are 4 species of ice seals, of which bearded, ringed, and spotted seals are listed under the ESA. In this video, see NOAA scientists studying them and how the information gathered contributes to their protection and recovery.
Harbor Seal Monitoring in Puget Sound
NOAA researcher Harriet Huber studies harbor seas in Puget Sound and the population comeback after the passing of the Marine Mammal Protection Act in 1972.
Microworlds: What Do Marine Mammals Eat?
Microworlds is an award-winning series of three educational videos from the Microworlds series produced for the 5th grade Microworlds Science Unit. This episode follows marine mammal biologist, Tony Orr, who investigates the food habits of seals.
Fur Seal Migrations
Every year, northern fur seals migrate 6,000 miles round-trip from the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea . Learn about the scientists at NOAA who are tracking these seals on their incredible migrations, and where the seal's journeys take them.
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