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RE: Don't test mid-frequency sonar on endangered whale migratory path
Letters Keith Jenkins Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic Mail Code EV21KJ 6506 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23508 RE: Don't test mid-frequency sonar ... mid-frequency sonar along the migratory path of highly endangered northern right whales, off the coast of North Carolina. The proposal calls for establishing a new 500-square-mile sonar ...
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To protect whales, Navy will limit use of low-frequency sonar - Los Angeles Times
Navy will limit use of low-frequency sonar Federal court in San Francisco OKs an accord that restricts use of low-frequency active sonar to protect whales and other marine life. By ... noise from sonar exercises. A separate lawsuit, not involved in Tuesday's announcement, involves mid-frequency sonar. That case is pending at the U.S. Supreme Court. Navy officials insist that the sonar ...
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OMI Info About: International Ocean Noise Coalition (IONC)
Navy Undersea Warfare Training Range - Active mid-frequency sonar training range planned for the East Coast United States Issue 2: US Navy SURTASS LFA Sonar Draft Supplemental EIS More information on each issue ... ) IONC Response to the SWTR DEIS (.pdf file) Issue 2: US Navy SURTASS Low Frequency Active (LFA) Sonar Draft Supplemental EIS The US Navy is planning to double the number of ships ...
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OMI: Marine Mammals and Low Frequency Active Sonar (LFAS) Fact Sheet
Mammals and Low Frequency Active Sonar (LFAS) Fact Sheet Marine Mammals and Low Frequency Active Sonar (LFAS) Low Frequency Active Sonar (LFAS) is a military sonar technology designed to detect and track quiet submarines ... strandings indicate the whales were exposed to about 150 dB of low to mid-frequency sonar. These strandings demonstrate that 180 dB is not a safe exposure level. (SACLANTCEN ...
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Science Wire from the Exploratorium and Public Radio International
High Program. Humans and nature agree: Low-frequency sonar is the best way to find things underwater. The problem is that while whales are using sonar to search for food, the U.S ... issue of national security. Learn more. Be sure to check out our archived webcasts about sonar and animals. DNA isn't just for fingerprinting people anymore. An Australian vintner has recently ...
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NRDC: Protecting Whales from Dangerous Sonar
Bush administration resistance. In early 2008, a federal court prohibited the Navy from conducting major mid-frequency sonar ...
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OMI- Links to LFA Sonar Information
CNN Story Part 1 of 3: Low Frequency Sonar Raises Whale Advocates' Hackles http://www.cnn.com/nature/9907/01/sea.noise.part2 - CNN ... ://motherjones.com/news_wire/sonar.html - Mother Jones (MOJO) News Wire article about LFA sonar Navy Information About LFA Sonar http://www.surtass-lfa-eis.com - Navy Site for Low Frequency Active Sonar and the draft ...
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Dolphin - Defenders of Wildlife
Threats Marine pollution, habitat degradation, harvesting, low frequency sonar, entanglement in fishing gear, boat traffic. Legal Status/Protection CITES* (All species of dolphin are ...
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Navy admits sonar
The report stated "Based on the way in which the stradings coincided with ongoing naval activity involving tactical mid-range frequency sonar use... the investigation team concludes that tactical mid-range frequency sonars aboard U.S. Navy ships... were the ...
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European Parliament Calls For Halt To High Intensity Naval Sonar Use
U.S. Navy's nearly 300 ships and submarines. Mass stranding and mortality events associated with mid-frequency sonar ... (1998, 1999), and Greece (1996). According to an article in the scientific journal "Nature," mid-frequency sonar has been linked to injuries in whales suggestive of severe decompression sickness or "the ...
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