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Seismic Surveys

Mass Whale Stranding Proven to Be Caused by Sonar

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 11.26.2013 | Hawaii
Candace Calloway Whiting

Whales fled the area prior to the seismic phase of the survey, which shows that even this type of sonar (also used by military and research vessels) is devastating to whale and dolphins.

Offshore Oil Exploration Linked to 50 Percent Reduction in Cod Catch

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 09.24.2013 | Hawaii
Candace Calloway Whiting

In Newfoundland the fishery has collapsed, and the fishing villages and pristine environment are being replaced with oil refineries. Sure, the oil extraction and processing provides jobs -- but at what cost? People are losing a way of life that they cherish.

Panicked Whales Are Stranding in Area of Seismic Exploration

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 11.13.2013 | Hawaii
Candace Calloway Whiting

The lone pilot whale who stranded this week was described as showing behavior that resembled a "stroke," but that behavior -- uncoordinated, unable to swim upright -- would also be the result of any trauma to the brain, including that known to be caused by loud sound.