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The Effects of Noise Pollution on Whales

in News, Bioacoustics, Science

Important research published regarding the effects of noise pollution on whales. Scientists played sonar to a group of hunting Cuvier’s beaked whales which had been tagged. In response to the sounds, the whales quickly stopped hunting and “swam rapidly, silently away”. Regarding Blue Whales, the researchers found “…one animal was diving and feeding repeatedly all...

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