Sound Recording of Seismic Testing in Barents Sea

Photo | 20 August, 2013

German activist Daniel Rawer attempts to record the sound of the underwater cannons. Seismic testing uses sound waves generated by air cannons to create detailed maps of undersea areas, to determine locations for oil drilling. This kind of activity has significant impacts on whales and other wildlife in the area. Underwater sound level over 180-190 decibels is dangerous for marine mammals: if they are within 450-500 metres of the air cannons (190 dB) they will lose their hearing permanently.

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'Mountains and Rooftops' Day of Action

Slideshow | 10 September, 2014

Mountains and Rooftops

Video | 9 September, 2014 at 11:45

Three quarters of the world's population want governments to declare an Arctic Sanctuary in the icy international waters surrounding the North Pole.

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Slideshow | 31 August, 2014

PFCs: The Story of a Toxic Little Monster

Video | 27 August, 2014 at 15:00

You might not realise it but our planet is swarming with chemical monsters, from your washing machine to the North Pole. Toxic Little Monsters, like PFCs, are still being used by big companies to make all sorts of products, despite the fact...

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