Welcome, visitor! [ Register | Login


rentwithpetscanada


Post Free Listing

New guidelines seek to curb risks to whales from seismic tests

General January 20, 2014

A blue whale swims in the deep blue sea off the coast of MirissaBy Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) – Safeguards on seismic testing for an oil and gas project in the Pacific have shielded endangered whales from harm and are a model for managing the deafening blasts, the world's largest environmental group said on Monday. Conservationists working with Sakhalin Energy Investment Co Ltd in Russia from 2006-12 said the tiny population of endangered Western Grey whales had risen about 3 percent a year to 140, despite seismic testing near their feeding grounds. Seismic testing bounces sound waves into the seabed to seek deposits of oil and gas. "This work helps to set a standard," Carl Gustaf Lundin, director of the global marine and polar program at the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), told Reuters.


No Tags

169 total views, 1 today

  

Sponsored Links

  • Luna (in memory of)

    by on October 28, 2018 - 0 Comments

    Hi SCARS, we just wanted to say thank you. Nine years ago we adopted a beautiful black lab cross named Luna from a SCARS adoption event. She was a truly beautiful, smart and gentle soul. Once our kids arrived she loved them like they were always with us. She sadly developed a lump (non cancerous) Second Chance Animal Rescue Society

  • Sam

    by on October 28, 2018 - 0 Comments

    Hi SCARS, My wife and I adopted Sam from SCARS a couple years ago. Since we’ve had him, he has changed so much. I could barely get close to him at first. He’s come a very long way. He’s such a good boy. We taught him a few tricks and he’s definitely opened up. He’ll Second Chance Animal Rescue Society

  • Thank You to Where Faeries Live

    by on October 31, 2018 - 0 Comments

    SCARS would like to thank Where Faeries Live for inviting us to their customer appreciation night on Oct.13th. On top of spoiling our now adopted cat Charlie, they have donated $450 of their sales from the night to rescuing animals. Our volunteers had an enjoyable night as well. Thank You for supporting SCARS. Second Chance Animal Rescue Society

  • 6 days until the midterm elections: Where things stand

    by on November 1, 2018 - 0 Comments

    6 days until the midterm elections: Where things standThe Central American migrant caravan is an issue in states far from the U.S. border with Mexico, and Florida is poised to return voting rights to convicted felons.


    Animal and Pet News

  • Extreme Demodex pup Berkeley

    by on October 26, 2018 - 0 Comments

    In the nick of time, not a moment too soon……use any saying you like, I was in desperate need of help.  Left at a garbage dump, just a young pup, malnourished and weak. In my weakened state I was unable to fight off a massive infestation of the Demodex mite (like Mange, but not contagious).  Second Chance Animal Rescue Society

Article Categories

Article Archives

Who's Online

  • 0 Members.
  • 8 Guests.