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22 05, 2017

Moving slowly in all the right places – killer whales and reduction of noise effects

By |2017-05-22T13:57:11+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Categories: News, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This summer a voluntary commercial vessel slowdown trial is planned to take place in the core summer habitat of Southern Resident killer whales. SMRU Consulting North America have played a significant role in the development and implementation of this exciting noise mitigation focused trial which is being led by Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s ECHO Program. [...]

28 06, 2016

Shipping noise impacts whale communication

By |2019-03-22T12:14:59+00:00June 28th, 2016|Categories: Publications|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A really interesting new paper has been published that looks at the potential for underwater noise to interfere with communication between mother-calf pairs of North Atlantic right whales. […]