New Jersey Whale Deaths Unusual Mortality Event Demands Immediate R...
Description of Unusual Mortality Events UME :
Marine mammals are important parts of marine ecosystems. Sometimes we observe significant die-offs in a marine mammal population - also called unusual mortality events (UMEs). A UME is defined as "a stranding that is unexpected; involves a significant die-off of any marine mammal population; and demands immediate response.
Whales are known to use infra-sound to communicate over distances—up to hundreds of miles in the case of whales.
The question today is whether the wind turbine's infrasound and mapping methods causing problems with whales' health as they have done to humans living near the turbines.
In 2016 and 2017, the number of unexplained whale deaths increased in the North Atlantic. One coincidence is the increase in the number of ocean wind turbine construction.
Whale use sound to navigate, like bats, among each other, and there other surroundings, and long distance
If their sound receptors and emitters are damaged, they are blind, swim into ships, and as a group, swim onto shore
WIND TURBINES ARE BIRD SHREDDERS AND WHALE KILLERS
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