Purposeful porpoise training at Fjord&Bælt: The first 25 years
A new paper on a historical overview of the Fjord&Bæl's (F&B) work on harbour porpoise care and wellbeing as been published. From the original idea of establishing a marine research institution to build animal care and training programs. This paper describes in detail the story of specific porpoises, from the moment they arrived at the centre, and how they engaged in husbandry and training routines. Sabrina Brando is one of the co-authors.
You can read more about the historical perspectives of F&B in the peer-reviewed journal Aquatic Mammals and download the paper HERE
Online webinar on global collaboration for animal wellbeing and conservation with University Centre Bishop Burton College
Last month Sabrina Brando connected with University Centre Bishop Burton College. Staff and students from the Human-Animal Interactions, Psychology MSc students as well as MSc Applied Animal Behaviour & Training students all joined online to discuss animal care and wellbeing, different opportunities for work and study in animal professions around the world, as well as the importance of inter-disciplinary and expertise collaboration for protecting animals, saving species, and saving wild places. Thanks to all students and staff and until next year Bishop Burton College! Learn more about their programs and courses HERE
Do you want to book a session for your educational organisation, you can contact us HERE
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