News tagged with navy sonar

Navy study: Sonar, blasts might hurt more sea life

(AP) -- The U.S. Navy may hurt more dolphins and whales by using sonar and explosives in Hawaii and California under a more thorough analysis that reflects new research and covers naval activities in a wider ...

May 11, 2012
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Rocket science leads to new whale discovery

Rocket science is opening new doors to understanding how sounds associated with Navy sonar might affect the hearing of a marine mammal - or if they hear it at all.

Nov 24, 2009
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Groups sue over Navy sonar use off Northwest

Conservationists and Native American tribes are suing over the Navy's expanded use of sonar in training exercises off the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, saying the noise can harass and kill whales ...

Jan 26, 2012
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