I apologise for being the laziest person to ever exist by not posting up a new blog post, but well, i’ve been busy. But something caught my eye today and I just couldn’t let it go. I felt the need to reveal something that not many people are aware of, something i was unaware of till today and its about whales. and of course, you might be thinking about whaling but that’s not it.
Unfortunately, these gentle and beautiful creatures that actually share our ‘sort’ of emotion have been exploited. Believe me, they’ve found Whales to mourn the death of loved ones, we may not be as different. As humans, our supposed ‘superiority’ is enough to may us entitled to destroy everything we touch. Let’s face it, that’s what is happening, but something is going on in our oceans and it’s proof of our poisonous touch.
Sorry for rambling continuously but here we go. Sonar. That’s the answer. Did you guess it? Well, SONAR stands for SOund Navigation And Ranging and what actually happens in essence is that sound waves is spread underwater (Correct me if i’m wrong). These sounds reach up to 200db! A jet take-off is 150 dB (decibels aka the unit of measure for sound). These sounds created by SONAR are sometimes equivalent to rocket take-offs! We’re talking continuous, ear-blowing sounds being played all. the.time!
These so-called necessary sounds that are created by us, humans are driving whales mad! Imagine having the sound of more than a jet-take off in your ears continuously when you try to sleep, work, study or look-after your kids.
These majestic creatures are dependent on their sound capabilities and when military-used SONAR begins, it creates havoc for whales. We are talking about sounds that are as loud as rocket-blasts being played like bad music to Whales because of the Military’s bad taste.
Now comes the part that pieces the puzzle together. Limp. Cold. Carcass. Dead Weight. Beached Whales.
Beached Whales. SONAR. Beached Whales. I continue to play it back and forth in my mind and I see that it makes sense, it makes logical sense.
Research has been done and Whales actually swim away from krill (their food) to get away from SONAR. We’re talking about whales starving themselves because they cannot bear to listen to SONAR. They’ve also found that they dive deeper than usual when around SONAR. I complain when there’s too much noise and i’m about to go to sleep but i can’t imagine this! We know about whales being hunted for food for countries such as Japan and Iceland, but this is new and it needs to spread like wildfire.
So please and I know there’s quite a lot of writing but please, I ask you to glance below. The evidence is lying on the table, yet our nations are continuing to deliberately ignore it for their own purposes. Both the American and British Navy know about this and have sponsored research about it before!
The beaching of these whales has been linked to SONAR Use. Of course, this does not show the full spectrum of evidence but hopefully it enlightens you nonetheless.
- January 2005 At least 34 whales of three species strand along the Outer Banks of North Carolina as Navy sonar training goes on offshore.
- July 2004 Four beaked whales strand during naval exercises near the Canary Islands.
- July 2004 Approximately 200 melon-headed whales crowd into the shallow waters (Does that sound like a last resort to get away from SONAR, you make the judgement) of Hanalei Bay in Hawaii as a large Navy sonar exercise takes place nearby. Rescuers succeed in directing all but one of the whales back out to sea.
- June 2004 As many as six beaked whales strand during a Navy sonar training exercise off Alaska.
- May 2003 As many as 11 harbor porpoises beach along the shores of the Haro Strait, Washington State, as the USS Shoup tests its mid-frequency sonar system.
- September 2002 At least 14 beaked whales from three different species strand in the Canary Islands during an anti-submarine warfare exercise in the area. Four additional beaked whales strand over the next several days
- October 1997 At least nine Cuvier’s beaked whales strand in the Ionian Sea, with military activity reported in the area.
- May 1996 Twelve Cuvier’s beaked whales strand on the west coast of Greece as NATO ships sweep the area with low- and mid-frequency active sonar.
- October 1989 At least 20 whales of three species strand during naval exercises near the Canary Islands
My Many Thanks,