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Ships Get Blame for Manatee Deaths
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, manatee's, death, ships, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, sadness, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1925 days ago - jacksonville.com
Collisions on the rise The mammals' autopsy results indicate larger vessels are responsible. More manatee deaths in Duval County were blamed on ship and boat collisions last year than ever before, state wildlife records show
(Don't) Pump Up the Volume: Sound Waves Silence Whales' Song
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, noise, 10x louder, ships, endangered, extinction, environment, habitat, humans, suffering, sadness, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1973 days ago - sciam.com
The noise in the Pacific off the southern California coast has become 10 times louder over the past five decades because of the rumbling of commercial shipping vessels, the clicking of oceanographic research equipment, and the din of Navy operations and s
U.S. Sets Ship Speed Limit To Protect Right Whales
Animals  (tags: usa, marine wildlife, whales, right whales, speed limits, boats, ships, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2019 days ago - wmtw.com
PORTLAND, Maine -- The government is telling ships to slow down to protect endangered right whales. The new rule would take effect in December. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Wednesday issued an 11-knot speed limit for ships 65 fee
2 Dead Whales on Olympic Beach May Have Been Hit By Ships
Animals  (tags: washington state, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whales, killed, ships, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans )

Jacquelin
- 2066 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
PORT ANGELES, Wash. -- The carcasses of two humpback whales found this summer on an Olympic National Park beach showed signs of being hit by ships. A biologist for Cascadia Research of Olympia, Annie Douglas, says both whales had blunt force trauma. O
Eavesdropping on Whales to Avoid Ship Strikes
Animals  (tags: whales, ships, animalwelfare )

Brian
- 2170 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
A spotter bangs three times on the boat's cabin roof, signaling the captain to cut the throttle -- now. "We're listening to their chatter," whale expert Christopher Clark said. "They can't keep their mouths shut."
White House Delay on Ship Speed Limit Endangers Whales
Animals  (tags: north atlantic right whale, extinction, bush administration, ships, no protection, legislation )

Simone
- 2190 days ago - independent.co.uk
The North Atlantic right whale, one of the most endangered mammals, is in danger of extinction because the Bush administration has, so far, refused to impose measures to protect the creatures from being hit by ships near busy US ports. Plans for a
Ships Threaten Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
Animals  (tags: ships, threatening, northern right whales, ocean mammals, protection, laws )

Simone
- 2197 days ago - mercurynews.com
On a day so clear the ocean, from certain angles, is nothing but a field of glare, a team of spotters in a Twin Otter airplane flies a precise grid pattern, looking for North Atlantic right whales in the warm, shallow waters they use as their winter
Thar She Blows: Ships to Get Whale Warnings
Animals  (tags: whales, satellite, location of whales, ships, protecting whales, warning of whales )

Simone
- 2234 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Ship captains setting sail will soon have an extra kind of forecast to check - the likelihood of whales. Satellite predictions of where whales are likely to be will help ships avoid the area, and so reduce the chance of striking a whale or snagging
Proposal Would Divert Ships From Whales
Animals  (tags: wildlife, sealife, whales, ships, proposal, extinction, endangered )

Jacquelin
- 2418 days ago - chron.com
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia -- An area east of Maine that teems with endangered North Atlantic right whales will be given special protections against container traffic if a unique Canadian initiative is adopted by an international marine agency. Transport Cana
Lobbyists Urge Charges Over Live-Export Deaths - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, live exports, deaths, government, ships, animalsuffering, suffering )

Chrissy
- 2432 days ago - theage.com.au
ANIMAL rights groups have called on the federal regulator of the controversial live-export trade to prosecute exporters after more revelations of high mortality rates on four ships last year. Animals Australia obtained the investigation reports, under
   

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