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OCEAN NOISE WORKSHOP REPORT – APRIL 11, 2016 At the Center for Biological Diversity Conference Room, Oakland, California. Organised by the California Gray Whale Coalition. OCEAN NOISE WORKSHOP REPORT PRINTER FRIENDLY PDF The workshop brought together, for the first time, lawyers from the three major public interest law firms for a round table discussion on […]

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Ocean Noise Coalition Resources

Excellent Resources from the Ocean Noise Coalition The International Ocean Noise Coalition (IONC) is a partnership of over 150 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from around the world. With representatives on every continent, IONC was created to address the need for a global approach to combating human-generated (or “anthropogenic”) ocean noise. Sources of underwater noise include intense […]

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Scientists Track Undersea Noise Pollution as Ship Traffic Swells

Ship Traffic – When one of the world’s largest container ships passed under the Golden Gate Bridge on New Year’s Eve, it raised the curtain on a new era for West Coast container ports — and raised new anxiety for marine biologists. Scientists have long been concerned about the impacts of  noise pollution on undersea […]

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Christopher Clark talks about ocean noise

Christopher Clark Discusses Ocean Noise Pollution Posted Mar. 30, 2016 at 11:31 AM Marine scientists estimate that the area over which right whales can hear one another has dropped by 90 percent because of noise pollution. The effects of noise on whales will be the subject of a talk by Christopher Clark at 7 p.m. […]

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How Underwater Noise Pollution Wreaks Havoc on Marine Life

Marine scientist Christopher Clark has spent his career listening in on what he calls “the song of life” in the world’s oceans. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he explains how these marine habitats are under assault from extreme—but preventable— underwater noise pollution. by richard schiffman Bowing to public and fishing industry pressure, the […]


Sonar impact

Navy-funded study looks at sonar effects on marine life after federal ruling limited use Brittany Lyte – The Garden Island LIHUE — A Navy-funded project landed five scientists on a research boat in the waters between Kauai and Niihau earlier this month in an effort to learn more about the effects of sonar on whales […]

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International Ocean Noise Standards Needed

Contact: Tim Lucas, 919-613-8084, tdlucas@duke.edu Note to editors: Doug Nowacek can be reached for additional comment at (252) 504-7566 or doug.nowacek@duke.edu. DURHAM, N.C. — As governments and industries expand their use of high-decibel seismic surveys to explore the ocean bottom for resources, experts from eight universities and environmental organizations are calling for new global standards […]

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Penryn Scientists Underwater Noise Research

Underwater Noise Research Penryn researchers contribute to a new underwater noise monitoring network. Underwater noise research in the marine environment is the focus of a new UK-wide research partnership to monitor the ‘soundscape’ in UK waters. The University of Exeter has teamed up with The Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) and […]

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Underwater Listening Station Launched to Better Understand Impact of Ship Noise on At-Risk Whales

Ship Noise Listening Station VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (Marketwired) — 09/15/15 — Port Metro Vancouver, with support from the University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada and JASCO Applied Sciences, has deployed a hydrophone listening station that will monitor underwater ship noise in the Strait of Georgia. Underwater noise has been identified as a key threat […]

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Listening To Whale Migration Reveals A Sea Of Noise Pollution, Too August 13, 2015 5:16 AM ET Christopher Joyce Twitter Bill McQuay Twitter Listen to the story   Download Embed Humpback whales and tanker in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in Massachusetts Bay. Green Fire Productions/Flickr Christopher Clark, who directs the bioacoustics research program at […]