RE: virus: Save the cetaceans again, but this time from the US Navy

From: Blunderov (
Date: Wed Aug 14 2002 - 12:41:19 MDT

I received this appeal forwarded by a friend.
Dear Friends of Dolphins,Whales and All Sea Life:

We cannot emphasize enough how much your help is needed NOW to save the
dolphins and whales of our oceans.

On July 16th the Bush administration granted the Navy a permit to harm
whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals while using its Low Frequency
Active sonar system in as much as 80 percent of the world's oceans. The
high-powered submarine detection system will operate at noise levels
billions of times more intense than those known to disturb the migration
and communication of large whales...

In March, 2000, during a Mid- range frequency (rather than the Low
Frequency bandwidth of LFAS) test in the Bahamas, four different species
of whales and dolphins beached themselves suffering from
hemorrhaging/bleeding in the ears. A National Marine Fisheries Service
and Navy investigation determined the deaths were almost certainly
caused by the LFA test. A follow-on study in February 2001, determined
that at least one of those whale species no longer existed in the

Below are two websites you can go to to protest LFAS. They are quick
and easy and will certainly make a difference!!!


Warm regards

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