Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Whales Get Support On Sonar Ban
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From CBS News:
NOAA May Limit Sonar Tests, though Another Case Heads to Court.
Whales and the U.S. Navy have tangled repeatedly over the past years over charges that the Navy’s sonar exercises disorient or injure whales and other marine mammals. Now, whales in the Pacific appear to have a new champion: the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is considering limiting the Navy’s sonar tests in certain marine mammal “hot spots.”
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