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German 'Bubble Curtain' Study Hopes to Protect Whales' Hearing


Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, marine wildlife, marine mammals, whales, echo-location, noise pollution, technology, protection, wind farms )

Pia
- 1087 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The German government is investigating ways to "bubble-wrap" underwater construction sites to protect whales and porpoises in the Baltic Sea from noise pollution from offshore wind farms. Bubbles released from pipes would create a sound-insulating barrier



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Nicole Gorman (38)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 3:10 pm
Fascinating! If it really and truly works it could be incredibly helpful around the globe!
 

Eileen Novak (444)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 5:35 pm
Excellent. Hope it works wonderfully.
 
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