HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD A CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals People Submit A Site Find A Charity
Protect Orcas From Deadly Navy Sonar

Action: Save Our Oceans

March 25, 2014   Action Alert ID# 138

 

The Navy's practice exercises and sonar are wreaking havoc on highly intelligent and social endangered orcas, dolphins and other marine mammals that depend on sound to communicate, find food and raise their young.

Sonar risks putting a stop to all that life-sustaining activity: It's nearly as loud as an explosive, and it can cause hearing loss and even death.

The harms of Navy sonar use are well documented, implicated in the mass strandings of marine mammals from Southern California to the Bahamas and as far as the Canary Islands off the coast of Morocco.

In 2004 Naval sonar use stranded as many as 200 melon-headed whales in Hanalei Bay, near Hawaii. Now the Pacific Northwest is about to get more Navy war games off its coast if we don't act fast.

There are only about 80 orcas left off the coast of Washington, Oregon and California -- so protection for each of them is vital.

Please take action and urge the Navy to train in a way that doesn't tear the fragile fabric of our oceans' web of life.

March 25, 2014   Action Alert ID# 138

 

Add Your Voice To This Cause In A Matter Of Minutes >>

Related Save Our Oceans Alerts

06-27-17

Sign Now Defend our wildlife from the search for Atlantic oil

Active

Sign Now Save the vaquita—boycott Mexican shrimp

Active

Sign Now Tell EPA: Our ocean's not a dump for fracking

Active

Sign Now Protect whales from crab traps

Active

Sign Now Save the vaquita -- boycott Mexican shrimp

Active

Sign Now Speak up for endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales

Active

Sign Now These 78 orcas need your help

Active

Sign Now Protect coral reefs at Port Everglades

Active

Sign Now Give sea turtles a chance to swim free of deadly nets

Active

Sign Now Protect dusky sharks from extinction!

Active

Sign Now Protect Gulf whales and dolphins from Trump
View All Action Alerts And News For Save Our Oceans >>
<< Return To Action Center

Action Alerts

Climate change will bring more and more heat waves

Action: Climate Change

The heat in Malaysia often feels next to unbearable. For days on end, the sun is scorching and the heat is sweltering. That, ...

South Africa approved the export of 800 lion skeletons this year

Action: Wildlife Conservation

South Africa’s drawing the ire of conservationists after approving the export of hundreds of skeletons from captive-bred lion ...

Amazon basin deforestation could disrupt distant rainforest by remote climate connection

Action: Stop Deforestation

The ongoing deforestation around the fringes of the Amazon may have serious consequences for the untouched deeper parts of th ...

Stop coal mining assault on this roadless forest

Action: Stop Pollution

President Trump has been clear since day one that he’s turning over the nation’s public lands and environment to King Coal an ...

Defend our wildlife from the search for Atlantic oil

Action: Save Our Oceans

From Maine to Florida, people along the East Coast strongly oppose offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean -- yet ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.