Month: September 2009

Increasing evidence of Seismic Survey impacts on marine life

An article was published in the BBC News website referring to a recently published paper by Lucia Di Iorio and Christopher Clark[1] indicating that seismic surveys can interfere with Blue Whale feeding behaviors. The letter mentions that the blue whales…

Reminder: Ocean Policy Task Force hearing and Party!

For San Francisco Bay Area folks this is a reminder that the White House CEQ Ocean Policy Task Force will be convening on Thursday September 17. This will be the season’s big ocean-lovers gathering and should be fun. Some of…

OCR on the Radio

We have a couple of radio dates in the next few days. First on Sunday September 13 at 11 pm I will be on late night Pacifica I will be in the studio with Jane Heaven. I have known Jane for…

Ocean Policy Task Force hearing and Party!

For San Francisco Bay Area folks this is a reminder that on September 17 (a week form tomorrow) the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) will be having a public hearing on ocean policy in San Francisco. (Details below)…

Great news for the Ocean!

  Two bits of great news; one a consequence of focused actions, and the other an opportunity to focus ocean policies.   September 1 was traditionally the opening of “dolphin season” for the drive fishery of Taiji, Japan. For years…