Month: April 2014

One more day on Earth

While not being cynical I always have a “raised-eyebrow amusement” when we take a day and recognize our relationship to things as fundamental to our existence as Women, The Ocean, or in the case of today, the Earth. I’m glad…

Guest Post on Mission Blue: UN IMO Shipping Noise Standards

I was invited to write a guest post on the new IMO standards for the Mission Blue website. The upshot is that the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted a set of noise guidelines that if followed by member…

Beaked whale strandings associated with NATO navy exercises

Yesterday, April 1st five beaked whales were found stranded near Ierapetra on the south-east side of the Greek Island of Crete. This stranding occurred concurrently with an annual Greek, Israeli, and US Joint Naval operation named “Nobel Dina 2014” where…