Effective conservation policy needs the input of reliable research, and the expertise of experienced scientists.
SDRP scientists participate on national and international consortia and panels, and present our research at scientific conferences.
Dr. Randy Wells was elected as the 2010-2012 President of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. This is the premier international association of scientists studying marine mammals and encouraging sound marine mammal policy.
We participate on the following panels and working groups:
• Atlantic Scientific Review Group (pdf download)
• Pacific Scientific Review Group
• IUCN Cetacean Specialist Group
• Entanglement Working Group (Florida)