Dolphin population uses different whistles to beat noise

A recently recorded population of Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins has been observed using their own distinct whistles which have longer durations, lower frequencies and fewer inflection points. Not only does this suggest they are an independent population but researchers suggest that the specific features of this delphinid language are used to communicate more effectively in the waters around Hainan Island, Zhanjiang, and Sanniang Bay.

The Beauty – Animated short film

This animated short film asks "What if plastic could be integrated into sea life? The Beauty directed by Pascal Schelbli is a poetic journey through the oceans, which are simultaneously stunning and filthy. Discover a world where concerns and fears dissolve into the mysterious depth of the polluted blue sea."

Ocean Encounters Virtual Series — Saving the North Atlantic Right Whale Exploring partnerships and solutions for survival

Ocean Encounters, a virtual series from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Saving the North Atlantic Right Whale Exploring partnerships and solutions for survival Webinar Registration » Speakers: [...]

“Why there is hope that the world’s coral reefs can be saved”

From coral farming to 3D printing, scientists are using novel methods to save a vital part of our ecosystem For most of us, the colourful, otherworldly marinescapes of coral reefs are as remote as the alien landscapes of the moon.

sonic sea

oceans are a sonic symphony, and most of us are hearing only half the story. Our Emmy award-winning Sonic Sea film powerfully explains how noise pollution from shipping, industrial activities and military sonar is threatening individual marine animals, their underwater habitats and our ocean planet. We humans have an important role to play in turning the volume down, and possibly preventing the extinction of some of the largest creatures on Earth.

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