Environmental Outlook: Intelligence Under the Sea

Toni Frohoff, Director of TerraMar Research, studying a wild dolphin in Irish Seas - Ute Margreff

Toni Frohoff, Director of TerraMar Research, studying a wild dolphin in Irish Seas

Ute Margreff

Environmental Outlook: Intelligence Under the Sea

Whales and dolphins are the animals closest to humans in their mental, social and behavioral complexity. As part of our ongoing Environmental Outlook Series, we take a look at what recent research tells us about intelligence under the sea.

Whales and dolphins are the animals closest to humans in their mental, social and behavioral complexity. As part of our ongoing Environmental Outlook Series, we take a look at what recent research tells us about intelligence under the sea.

Guests

Naomi Rose

Senior Scientist for Humane Society International, specializing in international marine mammal protection issues.

Toni Frohoff

Director of TerraMar Research and co-author of the book, "Dolphin Mysteries: Unlocking the Secrets of Communication."

Janet Mann

Professor of Psychology and Biology at Georgetown University, director of the Shark Bay Dolphin Research Project and author of the book "Cetacean Societies: Field studies of dolphins and whales."

Lori Marino

Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology at Emory University in Atlanta, studies evolution of the brain and intelligence in cetaceans and primates.

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