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Sonar Whales

100 Whales Killed By Controversial Oil Mapping Technique

Agence France Presse | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green

A noisy technology that blasts sounds below water to map the ocean for oil is being blamed for 100 melon headed whale deaths off Madagascar, experts s...

The Mysterious World Of Whales

nytimes.com | CHARLES SIEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On the afternoon of Sept. 25, 2002, a group of marine biologists vacationing on Isla San Jose, in Baja California Sur, Mexico, came upon a couple of w...

Sonar Vs. Whales, Part Two: Florida's Atlantic Coast

AP | RON WORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. — In the blue-green surf, 11 endangered North Atlantic right whales surface, jump and shoot mist high into the air through t...

Bush's New Marine Monuments: The Good, the Bad and Next Steps

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Chasis

Dozens of scientific studies show that fully protected marine reserves have more and bigger fish than similar habitats that are fished, which makes them highly productive.

Major Turning Point in the Fight to Save Whales

Joel Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Despite mounting evidence that such sonar can kill and seriously injure marine mammals, the Navy refused to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act.

US Navy Agrees To Limit Potentially Harmful Sonar Use

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Navy agreed in a settlement approved Tuesday to limit where it operates certain sonar systems criticized by environmentalist...