The Marine Mammal Protection Act at 40

Read about our research on the U.S. effort to protect marine mammals on ABC News.

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Rowan Jacobsen covers the invasivore movement. Read about chef Bun Lai and Joe Roman’s efforts in Outside Magazine.
April 2014

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Join the effort to keep frogs and salamanders off a busy road this spring. $45,000 could save one of Vermont’s most important populations of blue-spotted salamanders, along with other species. See our Indiegogo campaign and consider making a tax-deductible donation.

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Joe Roman and colleagues discuss why whale poop is good for the oceans—and us. Watch it here, complete with gorgeous BBC B-roll.

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“By focusing on ecosystems, we can protect lots of species. We get plants. We get invertebrates. We get everything.”
Joe discusses the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act with Ira Flatow and Peter Alagona. Listen here.
January 3, 2014

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“All species that deserve protection should be listed and fully protected.”
Read the testimony or watch the hearing.
December 12, 2013

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“We’re trying to be unsustainable.”
Joe Roman talks invasivory and shares a recipe with Conservation Magazine.
September 9, 2013

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Joe Roman discusses the landmark legislation with Heather Goldstone.
WCAI
August 26, 2013

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Seals Galore: Protective Law Works
ABC News
April 28, 2013

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More than 250 animals are on a waiting list for the Endangered Species Act, and the Fish and Wildlife Service will make decisions on many of them this year. John Munson and Joe Roman look at the impact of the Endangered Species Act, what it does, and why it can take years for animals to get on the list on Wisconsin Public Radio.

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Joe discusses his work examining the ecological impacts of the great whales on the world’s oceans at a Gund Tea at the University of Vermont here.

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