The Essential Rhythm 8/13/23: Charismatic Megafauna – Northwest Atlantic Walruses

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

This episode describes the history of the northwest Atlantic/Canadian maritime population of walruses, including their historic range and reasons for extinction.

About the host:
Sarah O’Malley is an ecologist, naturalist and science communicator passionate about deepening her listeners’ experiences with the natural world. She teaches biology and sustainability at Maine Maritime Academy and is currently collaborating on a guide book to the intertidal zone in the Gulf of Maine.