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3 12, 2015

Killer Whales and Vessel Interactions

By |2019-03-22T13:13:34+00:00December 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Southern resident killer whales are an endangered population that are regularly targeted by the whale watching industry. The effects of vessels and the noise they produce has been identified as a risk to the recovery of the population. This new study provides some really interesting data on the noise levels that killer whales experience during these [...]

14 04, 2015

10 Tips for Marine Wildlife Viewing

By |2015-04-14T23:04:41+00:00April 14th, 2015|Categories: SMRUC Europe, SMRUC North America, Training, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Did you know that when marine mammals are approached by a vessel, their behaviour can be altered or interrupted, affecting vital activities such as foraging, communication, and mating? There is concern that the cumulative impacts of these types of exposures will cause habituation to human activities and/or threaten the survival of individual animals. […]