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Beaked Whales and Naval Sonar: What’s Going On?

There have been huge fights in the past decade over Naval sub-hunting sonar and its effects on certain species of whales. In several cases, mass strandings of marine mammals have occurred shortly after naval exercises where mid-frequency active (MFA) sonar … Continue reading

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Carnival of the Blue XLVI

Welcome to the 45th Carnival of the Blue! In the nick of time, the submissions arrived, and I didn’t have to follow through on my threat to replace this month’s Carnival of the Blue with Carnival of the Bieber.  So … Continue reading

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“Ocean Life in Olden Days”

Earlier this week, the Census of Marine Life put out a press release summarizing their findings of their History of Marine Animal Populations (HMAP) division.  Some of those findings can cause you to catch your breath a little bit. In … Continue reading

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My Favorite Joke

Two humpback whales, a male and a female, are out in the ocean, mating. The male looks at the female, and says, “EEEEEEEAAAAAAUW YYYYYEEUUUOAWWWWGHHHHHHHHH RREEEEEEEE? EEHHRRHEEEEEEEEEEEEE? GRONK GROOONK GREEEOOOONK YEEY YEEY EEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAEAAAAAAAAAAAAAUUUUUUUUGHHHHHHHHHHEEEAAAWEEEEEAAAAAWW” The female rolls her eyes and says, “Shut … Continue reading

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