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Tag: underwater noise

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Ore carrier ships in Arctic with land in distant background

What’s next for Baffinland’s Mary River Mine?

The Mary River iron mine is the biggest industrial development project and largest private-sector employer in Nunavut. Located in the northern interior of Baffin Island, and owned by Baffinland, it contributes nearly a quarter... Read More
The Mary River iron mine is the biggest industrial development project and largest private-sector employer in Nunavut. Located in...
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Orcas near ship

Turning down the volume on ocean noise pollution

Ever been awakened by loud construction? Or been unable to concentrate because your neighbour won’t turn down their audio system? Believe it or not, it could be worse: if you were under water, sound... Read More
Ever been awakened by loud construction? Or been unable to concentrate because your neighbour won’t turn down their audio...
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Three smiling young adults sit inside a circle of lights arranged on the ground outside at an evening gathering.

How you can be part of the Biggest Hour for Earth

Something special is about to happen at 8:30 p.m. local time this Saturday, March 23, as people in over 190 countries and territories unite to create the Biggest Hour for Earth — and you... Read More
Something special is about to happen at 8:30 p.m. local time this Saturday, March 23, as people in over...
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Atlantic walrus sits on rocks with mountains and ocean in the background.

Underwater noise harms wildlife, here’s how to turn down the volume

As we’ve said before, underwater noise is pollution, too! So, on World Oceans Day earlier in June, WWF-International launched two reports highlighting the threats whales and other marine wildlife face when bombarded by noise... Read More
As we’ve said before, underwater noise is pollution, too! So, on World Oceans Day earlier in June, WWF-International launched...
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World’s orca experts demand noise reduction in Salish Sea

The number of Salish Sea orcas off the Southern B.C. coast has been dwindling for 15 years without a recovery plan from the federal government. In March, when the final plan was released, it... Read More
The number of Salish Sea orcas off the Southern B.C. coast has been dwindling for 15 years without a...
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