If you haven’t been living under a rock, you’ve probably seen this video of people pulling a plastic straw out of a sea turtle’s nose. It went viral not too long ago and really helped to bring attention to the problem with plastics taking over our oceans. So what’s the problem with plastics? I recently […]
Azura scientists will be presenting a poster at the World Marine Mammal Conference during 9-12 December 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Marine megafauna occurrence was recorded in deep offshore waters during an Environmental Baseline Study. The goal of this study was to characterize the habitat and biodiversity of an area of oil and gas exploration 400 […]
Welcome to our new blog series which highlights the careers and challenges of female scientists! Why Women DOING Science? A new study led by New York University found that asking young girls to “do science” leads them to show greater persistence in science activities than does asking them to “be scientists”. Because these findings suggest […]
Azura was awarded NOAA’s ProTech Fisheries IDIQ contract to provide professional and technical services to NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) which is responsible for stewardship of the United States’ ocean resources and their habitat. Our Team includes experts in marine mammals, sea turtles, benthic habitats, large-scale program and project management, coastal environmental management, […]
May 17, 2019 is Endangered Species Day, an opportunity to learn about endangered species and how we can help to protect them. Click here to find an event near you. For this 13th Endangered Species Day, we honor the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis)… You can learn more about this endangered species here.