DISALLOW seismic airgun testing off our coasts! Voices of coastal communities and marine life are being silenced! Oceana Seismic Airgun Testing Infographic PDF Sound is as important to whales as vision is to humans. Our scientific research (with Chris Clark and Dimitri Ponirakis at Cornell University’s Bioacoustics Research Program) is measuring how noisy or quiet important habitats are to fin,… Continue reading "Ocean Noise: Secret to a Sound Ocean"
“This is one of the biggest stories in America and no one is telling it.” -Shane Smith NotTheAnswerNC.org Shane Smith visits the Gulf Coast of Louisiana where residents report that they’re still suffering from the effects of oil and dispersants four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill. This is his debrief from Season 2 Episode 9 of VICE on HBO.… Continue reading "Don’t Drill NC – Not The Answer"
Summary Repost from Truth-Out.org Water and natural landscapes are the epicenter of North Carolina’s booming tourism and recreation economy. In 2013, domestic tourists spent a record $20.2 billion in the state, up from $19.4 billion in 2012. If North Carolina’s proposed regulations are implemented, some of the state’s most visited areas will be industrialized and public health may be compromised. According… Continue reading "Governor Pat McCrory Is Hiding The Truth About Fracking"