The Monachus Guardian

  Vol. 4 / No. 1
Published by IMMA Inc.
May 2001 


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Guest Editorial: Thoughts from Las Cuevecillas
Where the Sahara meets the Atlantic, a personal view from the legendary monk seal colony at Cap Blanc, by Luis Mariano González.

International News

Hawaiian News

Mediterranean News

Cover Story: Snared and drowned
Are fishing nets killing off a new generation of monk seals in Turkey’s protected areas? by Ozan Veryeri, Harun Güçlüsoy, Yalçin Savas.

In Focus: Are monk seals recolonising Madeira island?
by Rosa Pires.

Perspectives: Sayings of 3000 Years
The most humorous, insightful and slack-witted comments on monk seals throughout the ages. Book II: 1601 A.D. to 2000 A.D.

Monachus Science:
Bayed, A. Further observations of Mediterranean monk seals on the North Atlantic coasts of Morocco.

Letters to the Editor
Including – Off Course in the Aegean? by Dr. Thomas Schultze-Westrum… and Right of Reply: On Course in the Aegean by Dr. Spyros Kotomatas.

Recent Publications

Publishing Info

Guest Editorial: Thoughts from Las Cuevecillas – science & conservation at the legendary monk seal colony at Cap Blanc

Cover Story: Protected areas, or death traps? Monk seal pups become entanglement victims in Turkey

Perspectives: From the sublime to the ridiculous, monk seal quotations spanning 3000 years

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