Oceans of Noise

Oceans of Noise

The undersea noise issue has steadily increased in crescendo with a greater awareness of the potential effects on marine mammals of military sonars, seismic surveys, shipping and boat traffic, oceanographic experiments, as well as other noise sources. What has made the noise problem so intractable, though, is the inherent difficulty in studying marine mammals, particularly […]

The Baiji-Chinese River Dolphins Disappearance

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Noise pollution caused the nearly blind river dolphin to collide with propellers. Ship traffic, in the Yangtze River in China multiplied, boats grew in size, and fishermen employed wider and more lethal nets. Stocks of the dolphin’s prey declined drastically in recent decades as well, with some fish populations declining to one thousandth of their […]

WDCS: They Can’t Afford to Wait for Evolution

WDCS: They can’t afford to wait for evolution

An interesting and hard-hitting print advertisement campaign launched by Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society to create awareness regarding the threatened species. The campaign was undertaken with a view to urge people to participate and contribute to environment conservation and to protect those species who are endangered due to pollution. image/excerpt from : drprem.com see original […]