Scientist Ken Balcomb came to suspect that the Navy’s high-decibel sonar tests, which have been blamed for harming marine mammals, had caused several whales to beach themselves in the Bahamas in March 2000. The book “War of the Whales” tells the story of Balcomb’s findings.
Scientist Ken Balcomb came to suspect that the Navy’s high-decibel sonar tests, which have been blamed for harming marine mammals, had caused several whales to beach themselves in the Bahamas in March 2000. The book “War of the Whales” tells the story of Balcomb’s findings. Associated Press file photos ASSOCIATED PRESS
Scientist Ken Balcomb came to suspect that the Navy’s high-decibel sonar tests, which have been blamed for harming marine mammals, had caused several whales to beach themselves in the Bahamas in March 2000. The book “War of the Whales” tells the story of Balcomb’s findings. Associated Press file photos ASSOCIATED PRESS

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August 01, 2014 7:00 AM