Coastal Care Junior

June 22, 2024

Ocean Wonders: Slumber in the Sea Long Story Shorts: What Role Does Sound Play in the Ocean?

Have you ever wondered how sound works underwater? Or how much life in the ocean depends on hearing and being heard? Watch this episode of Long Story Shorts to get the answers, and find out what happens when we interfere with the soundscapes of the sea.

This episode is part of (the Hakai Institute’s) series Long Story Shorts—fun, quick explainers about all things coastal science!

Series produced by Kristina Blanchflower and Katrina Pyne

Written, edited, and narrated by Kristina Blanchflower

Illustrations by Mercedes Minck

Science consultation provided by Toby Hall

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