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  • Ocean Protectors
    132,867 supporters

    Originally this group was founded in 2011 with the name People Against The Atrocities Committed By…Read More

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Why this matters

SOUND is a dominant feature of the marine environment and the primary tool for conveying information over extended space underwater. Most,…Read More

Navy: Training, testing may kill whales, dolphins

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press 12 p.m. EDT August 30, 2013 Sarah Rose, left, with the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team begins a necropsy on a dead dolphin at the Virginia Aquarium Marine Animal Care Center, in Virginia Beach, Va., on Aug. 6.(Photo: L. Todd Spencer, AP)Story HighlightsThe studies were done ahead of the Navy…Read More

Summary: Cause for Concern Available evidence indicates that there were effects from the low level sonar tests as follows: 1. LFA sonar…Read More

OMI: The US Navy's Low Frequency Active Sonar: Cause for Concern

                                          The US Navy's Low Frequency Active Sonar: Cause for Concern Marsha L. Green, Ph.D. Ocean Mammal Institute Low frequency active sonar (LFA sonar) is a dangerous technology that has the potential to kill, deafen and/or disorient whales, dolphins and all marine life, as well as humans, in the water. …Read More

"The Navy will operate its most powerful sonar systems for nearly 60,000 hours over the next five years, more than triple the number of…Read More

US Navy Sued for Violating Marine Mammal Protection Act in Connection with Sonar Training Exercises

Nature World News
A lawsuit filed Monday accuses the US Navy and the National Marine Fisheries Services of violating the Marine Mammal Protection act by their role in allowing a series of planned underwater activities including open-sea bombing drills and sonar activities that, by the Navy's own account, will affect millions of marine mammals. Dolphins, whales…Read More

Navigation is only part of it though, there are physical injuries due to the volume of the sound that can often result in death. Secondary…Read More

NRDC: Lethal Sounds

Environmental Issues > Wildlife Main Page > All Wildlife Documents Lethal Sounds The use of military sonar poses a deadly threat to whales and other marine mammals Whales and other marine mammals rely on their hearing for life's most basic functions, such as orientation and communication. Sound is how they find food, find friends,…Read More
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