The Secret to a Sound Ocean

The Secret to a Sound Ocean

Whales are auditory creatures, meaning hearing is essential to their communication, navigation, feeding, and breeding. When container ships, oil tankers, and other large vessels travel through waters that are populated by whales, the ships produce noise that disrupts the whales' activities and everyday life.

http://www.oceansinitiative.org/2012/06/08/happy-world-oceans-day-the-se...

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Posted Jun 11, 2012
 
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