Healthy oceans need healthy soundscapes

Healthy oceans need healthy soundscapes

Healthy oceans need healthy soundscapes

Rain falls lightly on the ocean’s surface. Marine mammals chirp and squeal as they swim along. The pounding of surf along a distant shoreline heaves and thumps with metronomic regularity. These are the sounds that most of us associate with the marine environment. But the soundtrack of the healthy ocean no longer reflects the acoustic environment of today’s ocean, plagued with human-created noise.
Healthy oceans need healthy soundscapes