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Navy Sonar Testing

Whales and Dolphins Supplicate for Silence

Billy Mason | Posted 04.20.2014 | Hawaii
Billy Mason

The constant whine from fleets of motorized vessels crisscrossing the global seas, sonar blasts created by military exercises, and deafening booms from air guns used in oil and gas exploration have created a frightening environment for many marine species.

Navy Expands Sonar Testing Despite Troubling Signs

AP | ALICIA CHANG and JULIE WATSON | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Navy plans to increase sonar testing over the next five years, even as research it funded reveals worrying signs that the ...

Navy Rejects Suggestions To Protect Whales And Other Marine Animals

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- The Navy has rejected suggestions by the California Coastal Commission to limit sonar training to avoid harming whales and other ...

Navy Study Says Sonar And Blasts May Hurt More Sea Life

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy may hurt more dolphins and whales by using sonar and explosives in Hawaii and California under a more thorough analysi...