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Ocean Noise

Blue Whales, Collateral Damage, and the U.S. Navy's Avoidable War on Whales

Joel Reynolds | Posted 08.31.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Among a wide range of potential harms, scientists have found that high-powered Navy sonar disrupts blue whale feeding, halting their deep-foraging dives, displacing them from krill patches, and silencing their calls.

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.

Increased CO2 In Atmosphere Makes Oceans Louder

The New York Times | HENRY FOUNTAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here is another consequence of rising carbon dioxide emissions: the oceans are getting louder....