Bluefin Tuna: Promise and Problems in a New Government Proposal

For sixty years, U.S. fishermen targeting yellowfin tuna and swordfish in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean with longlines have been capturing and killing severely depleted bluefin tuna. Longlines, which can stretch for 40 miles long and… Read More
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Part 3: Certain Whales Might Adjust Their Hearing Sensitivity to Loud Noises

Written By Susan Kahoud – Navy Sonar and bombs used in anti-submarine war games, and Oil company sonar used to locate undersea oil deposits, can disturb, hurt, and kill seals, whales, and dolphins. At issue now is how… Read More
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Part 2: Naval Sonar Is Harming Thousands of Marine Mammals

Written By Susan Kahoud –  When several kinds of whales and dolphins began beaching themselves after the U.S. Navy held practice submarine warfare exercises using very loud sonar and occasional live bombs, scientists and conservationists realized that those… Read More
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