For Marine Life, New Threats from a Fast-Tracked Canadian Pipeline A new Canadian government-backed pipeline that will triple the amount of thick Alberta tar sands oil flowing to a British Columbia port poses significant risks for a threatened population… Read More ›
Water is much denser than air, so its molecules are packed tighter together. This means that sound (which relies on molecules vibrating and pushing against one another) propagates muchfurther and faster under water than in air.
A new study has identified some of acoustic sanctuaries off the coast of British Columbia in the hope that they may be protected. Researchers emphasize that these opportunity sites can be protected with little change to current shipping patterns, which… Read More ›
Editor’s Note: The debate about the safety of seismic airgun blasts for research purposes along America’s coastlines, has moved from Central California to the Atlantic coast, ranging from Delaware to Florida. The following assesment is from Oceana: Overview The U.S…. Read More ›