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Evidence for sonar contributing to mass whale strandings

For the first time, a mass stranding of marine mammals has been linked to the high-frequency sonar mapping systems used by the petrochemical industry. Importantly, the findings from the stranding of approximately 100 melon-headed whales in northwest Madagascar in 2008 were made by an independent scientific review panel. Additionally, a multi-stakeholder steering committee – that […]

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Drug Discoverers Opt For The Life Aquatic

Harbor Branch and University of Miami scientists this week left to explore newly discovered deep-sea reefs between Florida and the Bahamas in the hope of discovering marine organisms with the potential to treat diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s. The reefs were discovered in 2,000 – 2,900 feet of water last December by a University […]

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