bubble curtains to save whales form ocean noise


Human activities, especially offshore oil and gas explorations, wind power structures and military exercises can confuse and harm even the mightiest denizens of the deep (see: turn down the volume in the oceansthe cuvier’s beaked whales saga; seismic surveys in the southern adriatic sea; underwater man-made sounds kill cetaceans; new atypical mass stranding of Cuvier’s beaked whales; new atypical mass stranding of Cuvier’s beaked whales – part 2Offshore wind farms may kill whalesOffshore wind farms may kill whales – part 2).

National Geographic in a recent article presents some new technologies that could potentially minimize and mitigate the impact of human activities on whales and other marine life.