Mission: Evaluate and promote the educational, scientific and managerial advancement of marine mammal science. Gather and disseminate to members of the society, the public, public and private institutions, scientific, technical and management information through publications and meetings. Provide scientific information, as required, on matters related to the conservation and management of marine mammals.
Programs: Biennial marine mammalogy conference. Conference focuses on current educational topics of interest in the field of marine mammalogy. 2,000 attendees including international experts. (2,500 benefited)
production of journals and books on topics pertaining to marine mammalogy. Publications issued to 2,000 members and 200 libraries. (50,000 benefited)
travel grants to scientific colleagues in low-income countries. Scholarships and awards to students who show potential in the field of marine mammalogy. Promising students benefited.