Deep-sea mining could cause noise pollution radiating 500 kilometers across the ocean and harmful to marine mammals

Deep-sea mining could cause noise pollution radiating 500 kilometers across the ocean and harmful to marine mammals

According to scientists, projected deep-sea mining might cause noise pollution that would radiate through the ocean for hundreds of kilometers, generating a “cylinder of sound” that would go from the surface to the sea bed. One mine’s noise alone could travel 500km (more than 300 miles) in calm weather, according to research by scientists from […]

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Petition: Big Mammals Suffer Brain Damage in Captivity According to Research

Petition: Big Mammals Suffer Brain Damage in Captivity According to Research

Many animals, most notably big mammals, often exhibit signs of duress as a result of being held in zoos or aquariums. These activities can include behaving in an abnormally aggressive manner, pacing, or even engaging in self-destructive behaviors. One expert in this field is Shubhobroto Ghosh, the Wildlife Projects Manager for Animals in the Wild, […]

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Petition: Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises Face Unprecedented Risk of Extinction, Hundreds of Scientists Warn

Petition: Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises Face Unprecedented Risk of Extinction, Hundreds of Scientists Warn

More than 350 scientists and conservationists from 40 countries are calling for global action to protect whales, dolphins, and porpoises from extinction. In a letter, the global coalition of scientists and conservationists warn that more than half of all living cetacean species now have a concerning conservation status: 13 species are “Critically Endangered” or “Endangered,” […]

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