Under the Surface: Ocean Noise and its Effect on Marine Life
Dr. Jack Lawson was about 10 years old when he watched Jacques Cousteau television documentaries and decided he wanted to work with marine mammals.
“Ever since I was a kid, I used to watch Jacques Cousteau on TV. He would often show something on some diving adventure, and I developed an interest in whales from that.”
While Lawson was finishing his undergraduate degree in Alberta, the head of the department, who knew Jack was going to Arizona to undertake a Ph.D. studying scorpions, ...
See a Whale or Marine Mammal This Summer? “Tell Jack”
Why not add more sense of “porpoise” to your outdoor adventures this summer while you are exploring all the beauty Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer?
If you are out around our colourful and lively coast, have a keen eye on the ocean and shores for whales and leatherback turtles because Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) wants you to “Tell Jack” what you see.
Who’s Jack? Dr. Jack Lawson is one of DFO’s marine mammal research scientists.
As a child, Lawson was “always ...