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Thank the Whales | KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Paso Robles

Dozens of people gathered at Port San Luis on Saturday afternoon to “Thank the Whales” for their amazing show.After Humpback Whales drew thousands of people to the Central Coast over the last few weeks, some of the spectators came back because they are worried about seismic mapping

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Does Military Sonar Kill Marine Wildlife?: Scientific American

Unfortunately for many whales, dolphins and other marine life, the use of underwater sonar (short for sound navigation and ranging) can lead to injury and even death. Sonar systems—first developed by the U.S. Navy to detect enemy submarines—generate slow-rolling sound waves topping out at around 235 decibels;

via Does Military Sonar Kill Marine Wildlife?: Scientific American.

URGENT ACTION: Save Whales & Dolphins from Navy Sonar testing! | WEEAC – Worldwide Events to End Animal Cruelty | causes.com

Hawaii, California War Games Given Permission to Hurt or Kill Marine Mammals More Than 9 Million Times, Atlantic Games More Than 21 Million

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US court grants Japanese whalers injunction against Sea Shepherd – The Japan Daily Press

In a bizarre twist in the war between Japan’s whaling industry and the activist group Sea Shepherd, a court in the U.S. has granted an injunction to the Japanese fleet, restraining the environmental extremists from any attacks during this seasons hunt in the Southern Ocean. Paul Watson, the renown leader of Sea Shepherd, said the result was “astonishing,” after the decision was handed down from the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday.

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