The Monachus Guardian

  Vol. 13 / No. 1

Published by Friends of the Monk Seal

June 2010  



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Editorial: An epidemic of killings

by William M. Johnson

International News

Hawaiian News

including Seal numbers continue to dive

Mediterranean News

Greece: Alarming numbers of dead seals…
Mauritania: Record births at Cabo Blanco…
Turkey: Monk seal deaths in the Turkish Aegean coasts… New population size assessment study in the NE Mediterranean…

Cover Story: Markos’ Case: Trauma, Treatment, and Reflections

by Emily Joseph

In Focus I: Monk seal killed by dynamite blast in the Aegean

by Anastasia Miliou

In Focus II: Nefeli’s rehabilitation: methods, results, and challenges

by Emily Joseph

Perspectives: The world’s two remaining monk seal species: how many different ways are there of being Critically Endangered?

by Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara

Research: Mediterranean monk seal, Monachus monachus, re-sighted along the Israeli coastline after more than half a century

by Aviad Scheinin, Oz Goffman, Mia Elasar and Dani Kerem

Recent Publications

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Mediterranean monk seal wounded in Evia

An epidemic of killings: critically wounded in Evia

Mediterranean monk seal shot dead in Turkey

Shot dead in Turkey

Mediterranean monk seal dynamited on Samos

Dynamited on Samos

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