Satellites, DNA and Dolphins: Conservationists Use Molecular Data and Images From Space to Study Imperiled Coastal Mammals

Friday, April 30, 2010 - 11:31 in Biology & Nature

Using DNA samples and images from Earth-orbiting satellites, conservationists from Columbia University, the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and Fundacion AquaMarina, are gathering new insights about the franciscana--a poorly known coastal dolphin species of eastern South America--in an effort to understand populations and conserve them.

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