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BBC Focus on Sounds of the Sea

Yesterday BBC News put out a feature article on ocean acoustics. I suspect that this is really making the rounds because many folks have brought it to our attention. For good reason too, as it includes some great embedded sounds,…

Acidification of the oceans and attenuation

The ever-vigilant Jim Cummings – OCR board member and director of Acoustic Ecology Institute sent us the following article that correlates increased acidity in the ocean with decreased acoustical attenuation of sea water. This means that along with all of…

BBC report on IFAW

The BBC reported on an International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) report on ocean noise. While there is nothing “new” in this report per-se, it adds to the legacy of work being done on the issue and increases our global…

CCC v. Navy round 1

The following article is the latest on the California Coastal Commission vs. the US Navy on the Southern California Training Area. The article is a good summary of how the lines are drawn. The last three paragraphs are informative regarding…

CCC limits Navy on MF Sonar

In an unprecedented ruling yesterday afternoon, Judge Florence-Marie Cooper constrained the Navy from deploying mid-frequency sonar in state waters. While at first brush this case may appear to be about establishing a balance between national security and the environment, in…