Healthy Planet Marine Studies Initiative

The Price of Tradition

The 2010 Academy Award-winning movie The Cove — which documented dolphin slaughter in Japan — included scenes of OSU researcher Scott Baker conducting DNA analysis covertly in his hotel room.

Earth Healthy Planet Stewardship Student Research

Legacy of a Whale

“There was just a low fence around the tank, and you could literally reach over and throw the ring,” recalls Albertson, a Ph.D. student in Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute. “She kept coming back to me. It was a neat connection. It really made an impact on me.”

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Dolphins Hunt Together

Watch spinner dolphins corral their quarry and work together to feed in these animations.