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23 09, 2015

Opportunity sites are ocean optimism sites

By |2015-09-23T16:30:23+00:00September 23rd, 2015|Categories: News, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Scientists have identified ‘opportunity sites’ for protecting marine mammals from ocean noise in the coastal waters of British Columbia. The team from SMRU, Oceans Initiative, Curtin University, and Cornell University has highlighted the importance of protecting habitats that experience low levels of shipping noise. […]

8 07, 2015

Ocean noise: how loud is too loud for bowhead whales?

By |2015-07-08T00:11:51+00:00July 8th, 2015|Categories: News, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Bowhead whales are a highly adapted species, living in the cold waters of the Arctic and subarctic oceans of the northern hemisphere. They are members of the right whale family and are the longest living marine mammals in the world – some have been found to be over 200 years old! Bowhead whales face a variety [...]