The Monachus Guardian

  Vol. 12 / No. 2

Published by Friends of the Monk Seal

November 2009  



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This issue in Acrobat-PDF format [4.3MB].


Guest Editorial: Monk seals and fisheries need attention, education and cooperation

by Trisha Kehaulani Watson

International News

including Quebec workshop builds Med-Pacific links, but will action ever follow?

Hawaiian News

including Short-lived freedom for KP2

Mediterranean News

including Greece: Orphaned, newborn monk seal rescued at Kefalonia… Madeira: Young seal chooses busy Funchal as home… Mauritania: Reaching the 50-pup mark at Cabo Blanco… Turkey: Monk seals monitored at Karaburun Peninsula

Cover Story: Tracking Artemis: Making sense out of a young seal’s death

by Panagiotis Dendrinos and Emily Joseph

In Focus I: Progressive re-colonization of monk seal resting and reproduction habitats as the result of strict protection

by Pablo Fernández de Larrinoa et al.

In Focus II: Monk seal sightings in Italy move to the central Tyrrhenian sea

by Giulia Mo

Perspectives I: Tackling the conflict between seals and fisheries in Greece: an end or a beginning?

by Stella Adamantopoulou and Vangelis Paravas

Perspectives II: Mallorca’s lone seal: the 2009 follow-up

by Antoni Font and Joan Mayol

Letters to the Editor

including Seals of Coincidence, by Professor Keith Ronald… and Monk seal encounters – Dos and Don’ts, by Marianna Psaradellis

Recent Publications

Publishing Info



mediterranean monk seal pup Artemis

Cover Story: Tracking Artemis

Mediterranean monk seal pup born on open beach

In Focus I: Historic beach birth at Cabo Blanco

Mending fishing nets

Perspectives I: Tackling the conflict between seals and fisheries in Greece

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