a small victory for the whales

The US Department of the Interior, after campaigning by Oceana and its allies,  postponed their decision on whether to allow seismic airguns off the Atlantic coast, in an area where marine reserves, fishing grounds, and critical habitats for endangered species occurr. The encompasses more than 300,000 square miles of ocean from Delaware to Florida — an area twice the size of California!

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