Oct 11 2020: Hear Ye, Hear Ye—Ocean Seismic Blasting Halted

Good news for marine mammals in the Atlantic Ocean. Seismic blasts can cause hearing loss in marine mammals that rely on echolocation.

Don’t you love the term  Incidental Harassment Authorizations (IHAs) that allowed for dolphins and whales to be harmed, like “we didn’t mean to do any damage, honest.” All because fossil fuel industry needs to keep going deeper and more dangerously in search of fuels that we need to be moving beyond.

This achievement has been long in the making and the next target is an outright ban on offshore oil and gas drilling

Read more here:

https://www.ecowatch.com/ocean-seismic-blasting-atlantic-2647890796.html?rebelltitem=3#rebelltitem3

https://earthjustice.org/news/press/2020/seismic-blasting-efforts-halted-in-atlantic-ocean#:~:text=A%20status%20conference%20on%20seismic,and%20possibly%20for%20several%20years.