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waterloop #9: Dr. Denise Herzing on Studying Wild Dolphins

Dr. Denise Herzing is the Founder and Research Director of the Wild Dolphin Project. In this episode Denise talks about her 35 years spent studying dolphins in the wild and why it is a unique and important approach. She discusses what science knows about the high intelligence level of dolphins, how they communicate, and their social structure and behaviors. Denise also explains the negative impacts of climate change and overfishing on dolphins, but offers ways people can support dolphin conservation and research.