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Shipping Noise: new data, clear recommendations

Underwater noise pollution from ships is a chronic, global stressor impacting a wide range of marine species. Ambient ocean noise levels nearly doubled each decade from 1963-2007 in low-frequency bands attributed to shipping, inspiring a pledge from the International Maritime Organization to reduce ship noise and a call from the International Whaling Commission for member nations to halve ship noise within a decade.

In a recent paper, Scott Veirs of Beam Reach Marine Science and others analysed different ways to achieve these targets, using the example of a critically endangered resident killer whale population whose critical habitat spans shipping lanes serving the ports of Vancouver and Seattle.


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International Finance Institutions’ Investment Policy in the Farm Animal Sector

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On behalf of Humane Society International, Shifting Values has been looking into the policies of international finance institutions (IFIs) and export credit...

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