On Ocean Seismic Testing
The World Listening Project is concerned with connections between listening and soundscapes, and supports creative and civic-minded actions that affirm and protect our natural environment and its sounds.
Seismic testing in the ocean kills marine life and devastates marine soundscapes. Also known as “Seismic surveying” and “Air gun blasting,” it horribly injures marine animals that rely on echolocation to survive, such as whales and dolphins.
The World Listening Project stands with those who want seismic testing in the ocean to stop.
Read more on seismic survey impacts on zooplankton – the foundation of the ocean food weband consider supporting Oceana’s campaign. You may also sign their Change.org petition here.
To follow near real-time activity of vessels conducting seismic airgun blasting in the North Atlantic, visit Oceana’s “We’re Watching” map.