A Program of Washington Maritime Blue
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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Southern Resident Killer Whales Remain
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Underwater noise from vessel traffic is one of the key threats to Puget Sound’s endangered orca population. It interferes with the killer whales’ ability to find increasingly scarce salmon.
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Quiet Sound Officially Launches Underwater Noise-Reduction Initiatives to Save Southern Resident Killer Whales
Bringing together Washington’s maritime community to diminish noise impacts on endangered Southern
Resident killer whales, Quiet Sound kicks off its first year of projects.