Rutgers Cooperative Extension Hosts Webinar on Right Whales


Juliet Kaszas-Hoch
March 21, 2022
By Juliet Kaszas-Hoch

Mark Baumgartner, senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Establishment, will sign up for the Rutgers Cooperative Extension subsequent Monday, March 28, as portion of its Marine Extension Program Seminar Sequence. Baumgartner’s on the web presentation, scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m., is titled “The Fate of North Atlantic Right Whales in an Progressively Industrialized Ocean.”
North Atlantic right whales are safeguarded below the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Defense Act, as they are in threat of extinction all through their array. In accordance to the WHOI, only about 360 of these maritime mammals continue being.
WHOI, a private, nonprofit facility in Massachusetts, “is the world’s unbiased leader in ocean discovery, exploration and instruction, doing work to comprehend and maintain a person of humanity’s most important popular means,” its site,, clarifies.
The forthcoming webinar will just take spot on Zoom, and is absolutely free and open to all. Those people fascinated in attending are asked to sign up by Friday, March 25, at
Registration is also open up for the subsequent seminar in the collection – “Fishing for the Reality: How Organic and Fishery Facts Advise the Administration of Summer Flounder,” with Kiley Dancy of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Dustin C. Leaning of the Atlantic States Maritime Fisheries Fee – by way of the exact same website hyperlink.
E-mail Kelly Jurgensen at or Douglas Zemeckis at with any issues.  —J.K.-H.

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