No One Knows Why Sperm Whales Are Stranding On Europe’s North Sea Beaches

No One Knows Why Sperm Whales Are Stranding On Europe’s North Sea Beaches

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A mother sperm whale and her calf. Photo source: ©© Gabriel Barathieu / Wikimedia

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A sixth sperm whale has died on a British beach, the latest of nearly 30 to have become stranded in shallow waters on the coastline of Europe’s North Sea over the past month…

Read Full Article, Huffington Green

Whale washes up and dies on Norfolk beach in sixth UK stranding in weeks, Guardian UK

Slew of Beached whales On Britain’s Shores mystifies scientists, Guardian UK (10-07-2011)

Are humans to blame for mass whale strandings? by Philip Hoare, Guardian UK (05-20-2011)

Accoustic Pollution and Marine Mammals, Nature

Ship noise in coastal habitats could interfere with orca’s communication, Science Daily (02-03-2013)
The study is unique because it estimates the source levels of larger populations and more classes of ships than in previous studies. Overall, container ships exhibited the highest median source levels…

Study: Why Blue Whales Can’t Avoid Barges, Ocean Liners, Huffington Green (05-06-2015)

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