Is science manipulated by environmental groups and some researchers?

I have read many submissions by environmental groups (eNGOs) protesting against seismic surveys which, given the content, certainly suggests manipulation is happening. As this is...

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How quickly does sound attenuate in water?

Attenuation of sound in water in this article is defined as the way in which sound intensity levels decrease with distance. As this is a...

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Is KI Council misinforming the KI Community regarding seismic surveys?

The article in the KI Islander calling the community to a rally on Sunday 22 December 2013, contains a number of significant inaccuracies and misrepresentations...

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Did SA Senator Penny Wright misinform Parliament and the community?

SA Senator Penny Wright’s recent speech and motion in the Senate obviously did not make much of an impression.  Only  2 senators voted for the...

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Do seismic surveys cause whales to strand?

Environmental groups and others claim that they do (or can)!  However, there is absolutely no evidence to support their claims while, in fact, there is...

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Why all the fuss about seismic surveys?

Concerns are often raised by environmentalists about the impact of offshore seismic surveys on whales and dolphins. However, there is no evidence from over four...

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How loud is the sound of a breaching whale?

The sound levels of breaching whales can be found in published literature.  In a paper published by APPEA, and based on published information, we can see...

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Do seismic surveys really result in sound pulses 24 hrs/day 7 days/week?

Definitely not!! This is invariably claimed by most environmental groups (eNGOs) but it is another way in which they distort the facts and spread misinformation....

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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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