The Monachus Guardian

  Vol. 11 / No. 1

Published by Friends of the Monk Seal

June 2008 



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Guest Editorial: Twenty Years of Action

by Vangelis Paravas

International News

including: Know your flagship from your keystone

Caribbean News

including: Extinct monk seal tells of once-teeming Caribbean reefs

Hawaiian News

including: Protection turns to volunteers

Mediterranean News

– including:

Monk seal massacred in the Cyclades

Mauritania & Western Sahara
Productivity remains high at Cabo Blanco

Badem wanders freely in Gökova Bay

Cover Story: The changing face of marine litter

by Constantinos Triantafillou

In Focus: Orphan Returns to ‘Mother’ Sea… but researchers are still waiting for her call

by William M. Johnson

Monachus Science: So many seals, so little time: The rapid extinction of the Caribbean monk seal

by Kyle Baker

Letters to the Editor

including: Question mark over monk seal pup in Turkey?

Recent Publications

Publishing Info



marine litter in the NMPANS, Greece

Cover Story: Marine litter; a great and growing threat

monk seal viktoria

In Focus: Viktoria: Still waiting for your call

the west indian seal by H.W. Elliott

Monachus Science: Caribbean extinction

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