As former Dive Officer of the Club can I ask a favour? If you feel so minded, I’d be most obliged if you could send out the below request with your next newsletter.
Commercial fish farms are using noise generators here in Scotland to scare seals from their fish pens.
We need to protect our marine environment against all forms of pollution that endangers any species of marine animal, in this case we are talking about noise pollution.
Noise is an ever-present hazard for species such as Porpoise, Dolphins, and Whales, shipping, marine works, and Naval sonar are having a huge detrimental effect on Cetacea.
These fixed location noise generation seal deterrent devices installed in areas where Porpoise, Dolphins, and Whales frequent and feed, should be removed, particularly as there are more suitable and environmentally friendly ways of deterring
WE REALLY NEED YOUR HELP
Many Thanks & Safe Diving.
Ian Hussey and Dive Member Contributions.