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Photo: Lotte Holm, new head of secretariat at AIAS.

2021.08.16 |

New head of secretariat at AIAS

On 16 August 2021, AIAS welcomes Lotte Holm who will join AIAS as head of secretariat.

Image: A kelp gull attacks a southern right whale calf off Península Valdés, Argentina, gouging blubber and skin from its back while the whale is at the surface (Photo credit: Fredrik Christiansen)

2021.08.10 |

Kelp gull attacks affect the behaviour and increase the energy costs of southern right whales

A recent study suggests that kelp gull attacks negatively affect the behaviour of southern right whales off Península Valdés in Argentina. Scientists arrived at this conclusion after comparing the behaviour of southern right whales at two sites, one with (Península Valdés, Argentina) and one without (Head of Bight, Australia) kelp gull attacks.…

Image: Mixkit Stock Video Free License.

2021.08.10 |

Coping through crisis with coronamusic

Two new, international research studies by AIAS Fellow Niels Chr. Hansen and collaborators reveal that corona-themed music was especially important in regulating emotions during the coronavirus crisis.