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What's Killing Pacific Whales?

Cullen, H., A. DeVogelaere, and J. Ryan (December 2019)

The New York Times, 22 Jun 2019
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/22/opinion/sunday/dead-whales-pacific.html

EXCERPT

Our research on whales is focused on listening. Using an underwater microphone, we can eavesdrop on whales, orcas and dolphins. Because they live in a largely dark world, they use sound to find food, navigate and communicate. We are monitoring changes in their communications over time to learn about their populations and the ecosystem they rely upon. (We’ve created a website with recordings of this ocean soundscape.)