Howdy! My name is Vanessa Zemke, and I interned this spring and summer with Azura Consulting, LLC. I am originally from Virginia and attended the University of Delaware to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Science. During this program, I fell in love with marine mammals and sea turtles and desired to protect […]
Under NOAA’s ProTech Fisheries IDIQ contract, Azura was recently contracted by NOAA Fisheries to provide research services in support of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), Protected Species Branch (PSB) with offices in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and in Orono, Maine. This Branch conducts research on the distribution, ecological relationships, and […]
Mandy Migura Wildlife Biologist Consulting Meet Mandy Migura – the 3rd female scientist featured in our Women Doing Science blog series! Master of Science in Biology; Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences From research biologist to federal regulator and now business owner, Mandy shares her experience of working with marine mammals and people. […]
These Girl Scout Juniors from Dallas, Texas are promoting alternatives to single-use plastics. In this video, the girls share five simple ways that you can use less plastic to help the Earth and its ocean creatures. Take their anti-plastics pledge in honor of Earth Day this month!
During the WHICEAS 2020 survey, the scientific crew of the NOAA R/V Oscar Elton Sette conducted a line-transect survey for cetaceans (whales and dolphins) and seabirds offshore of the main Hawaiian Islands. This winter season survey was conducted from mid-January through mid-March and included simultaneous visual observations and passive acoustic monitoring to record vocalizing cetaceans […]