Dolphins shout to be heard over human-created ocean background noise

Dolphins have to shout to be heard over human-made ocean noise.

Dolphins have to shout at each other when trying to communicate as underwater noise has increased substantially because of increased human activity over the past decades. Sound travels well underwater which exacerbates the problem. In preindustrial times the oceans were much quieter than they are …

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New theory on why dolphins beach themselves

Beached dolphins

‘Cetacean stranding’ is the technical term for beached whales and dolphins. They normally die because of dehydration or collapsing under their own weight and they might end up drowning when high tide covers their blowholes. There have been several theories as to the cause. If …

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