‘A Deaf Whale Is a Dead Whale’: Sound Blasting for Oil Threatens Marine Life

By Kristin Butler (originally published by Indian Country Media Network) Editor’s note: This is the first of three stories on the devastating effects of seismic airgun blasting on marine life. BOOM! BOOM! Each blast, 100,000 times louder than a jet engine, reverberates through the ocean, slamming against the hearing apparatus of hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading ‘A Deaf Whale Is a Dead Whale’: Sound Blasting for Oil Threatens Marine Life