Peter Brannen's Impact On Marine Life

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Peter Brannen started out with a simple question of what it was like for whales on 9/11.? How did it impact the marine life? And while it may have seemed like a silly drunken thought, let loose in conversation during a night at the pub, it turned out to be a real question with uncharted answers. He set out with Lisa Conger -a biologist to the Bay of Fundy to discover that Argentine whales have been slowly increasing the volume of their songs in order to adapt to the heightening levels of man-made noise in the ocean. As it turns out the low frequency noise of commercial shipping has been slowly drowning the sound of the whales, making it very hard to mind mates, therefore causing a drop in population. It turned out that the man-made

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