Do naval testing exercises directly cause whale and dolphin strandings? Here’s a summary of what we’ve learned about marine mammals and sonar so far this year.
Tag: "marine mammals"
Today’s highlights include the iconic CO2 (Keeling) curve, one of the US’s deadliest fisheries and a sea turtle robot built to help analyze the movement of sea turtle hatchlings.
A report states that the Navy’s plan for testing submarines and weapons systems in the ocean will have “negligible” impacts on marine mammals, but environmentalists claim it will cause “unprecedented harm.”
New research shows that the survival of whales and dolphins depends on the quality of their diets.
Researchers from NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center have published the results of their 2009 count of Steller sea lion pups in Alaska, which shows improvement in some areas and further decline in numbers in others.