Saturday, May 11, 2013

Are Naval Exercises Deadly For Dolphins?

Naval Exercises Take Deadly Toll On Dolphins: Op-Ed -- Live Science

n June 9, 2008, at least 60 dolphins stranded along the coast of Cornwall, England, in what was by far the largest common dolphin mortality ever seen in British waters. For hours, rescuers tried to lead them back to sea — often unsuccessfully, as some of the animals were panicked and others just milled about in tight circles, resistant to saving. The forensic investigation that followed involved 24 experts from five countries and multiple government agencies.

Now their verdict is in, and the most probable cause was naval exercises.

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My Comment: Here is an easy prediction .... in the next few years the US Navy will be adopting guidelines on where and when they will be conducting their naval exercises.

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