From The Times
October 12, 2009
Man-made noise is blamed for driving whales to their deaths
Frank Pope, Ocean Correspondent
Scientists say man-made noise equipment, including anti-seal sonar devices used in fish farms, is driving deep-water animals such as whales to shore, where they die. A northern bottlenose whale was washed up dead on a beach in Prestatyn, North Wales, on Saturday morning, the tenth of the species to become trapped or stranded on British shores this year.