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Leading Scientists Set the Record Straight on Seismic Airgun Blasting in the Atlantic: 'Seismic Activity is Likely to Have Significant, Long-lasting, and Widespread Impacts'


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Leading Scientists Set the Record Straight on Seismic Airgun Blasting in the Atlantic: 'Seismic Activity is Likely to Have Significant, Long-lasting, and Widespread Impacts'

WASHINGTON - Today, 75 leading marine scientists sent a letter to President Obama on the impacts of seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean, stating that “the magnitude of the proposed seismic activity is likely to have significant, long-lasting, and widespread impacts on the reproduction and survival of fish and marine mammal populations in the region, including the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, of which approximately only 500 remain.”

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