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Statement of Michael D. Jasny (Senior Policy Analyst, Nrdc)

By Jasny, Michael D.

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Title: Statement of Michael D. Jasny (Senior Policy Analyst, Nrdc)  
Author: Jasny, Michael D.
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Language: English
Subject: Science., Ecology & environment, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (U.S.)
Collections: National Oceanographic Data Center
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Publisher: Government Reference Publication

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Excerpt: Good afternoon and thank you for coming to Southern California. My name is Michael Jasny and I work on marine mammal issues for the Natural Resources Defense Council, and I?d like to spend my time this afternoon addressing a number of current issues in marine mammal conservation. Over the past three decades, a good deal of effort has been focused on ending the ?direct take? of marine mammals through whaling and hunting, and on reducing the ?incidental take? of marine mammals by fisheries through by-catch and entanglements; these efforts are crucial and must continue. But the last few years have also seen an increased awareness, in both the scientific and regulatory communities, about other types of impacts that are often subtler in their effects but are also more pervasive. These new concerns include: bio-contamination from organic chemicals, heavy metals, and other toxicants; acoustic pollution generated by shipping, military operations, oil and gas production, and other activities; and exhaustion or redistribution of prey species due to climate change, ozone depletion, and overfishing. The scope of these problems is global--organochlorines and industrial chemicals, for example, have been found in biota of the Arctic and Antarctica. The threat they pose to marine mammals (and other species) is on the order of populations.

 

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