Do seismic survey sounds prevent cetaceans from communicating?

This is one of the key concerns raised by environmental groups (eNGOs) and some regulators.  In fact, eNGOs often make comments such as “Noise from...

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What seismic sound levels are generated in the vicinity of a seismic survey?

Contrary to the claims of many environmental groups (eNGOs), the sound levels generated in the vicinity of seismic surveys are not audible “24 hours per...

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Extreme claims about resource exploration ignore facts

Predictable, unsubstantiated, scary and misleading claims by some environmental groups do little to inform public debate about the benefits of seismic surveying work in the...

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How do whales and dolphins react to seismic surveys?

Contrary to the claims of many environmental Non-Government Organisations (eNGOs), any changes to normal behavioural patterns are either non-existent or minimal (such as slight course...

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The Antarctic waters are certainly not quiet – and yet many whale species feed there throughout the summer months!

It’s a little known fact that the sound of calving/cracking/colliding Antarctic icebergs can be recorded on seabed acoustic loggers deployed on the edge of Australia’s...

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Full text of Federal Resources Minister’s speech at 2013 APPEA Conference

APPEA 2013 Transforming our Energy Future The Hon. Gary Gray AO MP Minister for Energy and Resources Brisbane, Queensland, 27 May 2013 Introduction I would like...

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The Norwood Resource supports the Federal Resources Minister’s comments.

In reference to the claims various groups make in the media about a number of issues in the resources sector, the Australian Federal Energy Minister,...

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