Per Berggren

Dr Per Berggren, MSc Kristin Öhman, MSc Rachael Milor & Lucy Grable – Zanzibar humpback whale field project team 2011

Per is project leader of the Zanzibar humpback whale research project. He is a lecturer at Newcastle University, UK, where he teaches and supervises students in marine conservation biology focusing on marine mammals. His primary research areas are status assessment of small and large cetaceans (whales, dolphins & porpoises) and investigations of interactions between human activities and marine mammals. He has been involved in research and capacity building in East Africa since 1998 in collaboration with the Institute of Marine Sciences on Zanzibar. You can find more information about Dr Per Berggren at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/marine/staff/profile/per.berggren