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A collaborative program to reduce noise impacts to Southern Resident Killer Whales from large commercial vessels.
2023-2024 Voluntary Vessel Slowdown Has Ended
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They are an icon of West Coast waters and beloved across our region. But Southern Resident Killer Whales remain endangered, and much needs to be done to save them.
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Quiet Sound’s Second Annual Voluntary Commercial Vessel Slowdown Kicks Off to Protect Migrating Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales in Puget Sound
SEATTLE – October 12, 2023 – Quiet Sound, a collaborative program from Washington Maritime Blue dedicated to fostering a more sustainable environment for Southern Resident killer whales (SRKW) through reduction in underwater noise pollution announces the official launch of its voluntary vessel slowdown season beginning today through early 2024.