Science panel says effects of seismic surveying still unclear

Petroleum industry officials have repeatedly dismissed claims that seismic surveying for offshore gas and oil can have ill effects on marine mammals, but coastal scientists say loud man-made noises change animal behavior and more work needs to be done to be sure sensitive species aren’t harmed by seismic survey activity. Offshore seismic surveys are performed […]

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Report says restoring coastal habitat is good for economy

The benefits of restoring North Carolina’s coastline extend beyond the state’s environment, infusing millions of dollars into local economies, according to a recent report that will be unveiled in Raleigh today. “Coastal Restoration and Community Economic Development in North Carolina,” a study of RTI International, examined the economic effects on local economies of four N.C. […]

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