Month: March 2016

NOAA-NMFS Acoustical Guidelines review

We’ve just submitted our comments on the final proposed changes for the “Acoustical Guidelines” from NOAA Fisheries (aka National Marine Fisheries Service or NMFS). These are the guidelines defining sound exposure “Level A” impacts – i.e. physical damage – from…

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The Public Voice Prevails in the Atlantic

On Tuesday the Obama Administration revealed their five year leasing plan for the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for 2017 – 2022. Much to the joy of the “keep it in the ground” constituents the lease sales for the Atlantic were…

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The far-reaching impacts of chronic ocean noise

While it is not surprising, it is a bit alarming that scientific evidence is revealing that the impacts of chronic ocean noise on marine life that are broader and deeper than what has heretofore been considered. Some of these revelations come…

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