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美國海軍中頻聲納破壞鯨類生態 保育團體提訴要求限用

2005年10月24日
ENS美國,加州,洛杉磯報導;丁秋仁編譯;蔡麗伶審校

美國海軍在世界各大洋中進行軍用聲納之測試與訓練活動,對鯨豚來說好比火箭發射般噪音衝擊,非但傷害海洋哺乳動物之生態,同時抵觸美國環境法,有鑑於此,保育聯盟與動物福利組織19日於聯邦法院對海軍提起訴訟。保育團體於訟狀中指出,只要採行共同之預防措施,便可避免鯨、豚與其他海洋生物遭受傷害與死亡之威脅,然而美國海軍卻拒於實行。

U.S. Navy Sued to Block Mid-frequency Sonar Harmful to Whales

Loud as a rocket launch, sonar used across the world’s ocean during testing and training by the U.S. Navy harms marine mammals in violation of U.S. environmental laws, claims a lawsuit filed here today in federal court by a coalition of conservation and animals welfare organizations. Whales, dolphins and other marine animals could be spared injury and death with common sense precautions, but the Navy refused to implement them, according to the lawsuit.

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蔡麗伶(LiLing Barricman)

In my healing journey and learning to attain the breath awareness, I become aware of the reality that all the creatures of the world are breathing the same breath. Take action, here and now. From my physical being to the every corner of this out of balance's planet.