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The Latest On: Marine Sonar

December 12, 2013 | Blog Post

Navy Sonar Harms Marine Mammals

Magistrate Judge Nandor Vadas has set a deadline of August 1, 2014 for the National Marine Fisheries Service to develop a plan that will ensure Navy sonar and live-fire training doesn’t violate the Endangered Species Act.

January 27, 2012 | Blog Post

Groups Demand That Navy Change Sonar Testing

Environmental groups and some Indian tribes, represented by Earthjustice, have to get the U.S. Navy to change the way it trains off the West Coast to avoid harming whales, dolphins and porpoises.

January 24, 2012 | Feature

Video: Orca and Navy Sonar

Navy sonar harms whales and dolphins. Watch a video shot by the Center for Whale Research in Washington State. Hear what the sonar sounds like and see what it does to these marine mammals.

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