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While convalescing from an illness on Hawaii’s Big Island back in 1998, Hallie Austen Iglehart noticed a marked absence of humpback whales along the Kona coast during their breeding and calving season, a time when the waters usually teem with whales. She began asking questions and researching the matter, and soon learned that noise pollution from the US Navy’s sonar exercises was disrupting the whales’ breeding process. photo Jerry KirkhartMillions of seabirds…
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by: Lauren Weiner – Summer 2014


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