Month: October 2010

Illuminating ocean noise article in Scientific American

On Friday Scientific American online published an article about ocean noise pollution research. The article covers the work of Chris Clark who has been doing some fabulous passive acoustic monitoring of Right whales in the Stellwagen Banks National Marine Sanctuary…

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Boa Vista Cape Verde Stranding

I’ve just received news from ocean noise coalition member Sigi Luber about a mass stranding of Rough Toothed dolphins on Cape Verde. There seems to be over 50 that began hitting the beach last Tuesday Oct 20. Sigi sent an…

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Is anyone listening out there?

We are closing in on a public comment period for the proposed Northwest Warfare Training Range Complex Environmental Impact Statement (NWTRC – EIS) The comment deadlines are October 24 for the US Navy, and October 31 for NOAA. The NWTRC…

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The Northwest Warfare Training Range Complex EIS

The Northwest Warfare Training Range Complex Environmental Impact Statement (NWTRC-EIS) has been on my sonar for a while now. It seems as if the Navy would like to make the entire ocean a “warfare training range.” While I have written…

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A harbinger of things to come…

Norwegian shipyard Ulstein recently delivered the first of two super seismic vessels to the geophysical company CGGVeritas. These vessels are designed to tow seismic survey airgun and streamer arrays for deepwater offshore fossil fuel exploration and are outfitted for arctic…

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