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Hostile Waters: How our noise is hurting orcas’ search for salmon

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The souther resident orca L87, also known as Onyx)  travels a traditional route that follows salmon migration in Haro Strait, a location also bisected by shipping lanes.  The route follows the haro strait to boundary pass and then up the strait of Georgia toward the Frazier River near Vancouver right along the shipping lanes.  This photo was taken north of San Juan Island near Stuart island.  ONE TIME USE!!!

HOSTILE WATERS, Part 4 | Booming ships, boats and other traffic interfere with orcas' search for food. Calls and echolocation clicks are drowned out, making all their other problems worse.

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