Overheard at National Geographic
Overheard at National Geographic
National Geographic
The Canary of the Sea
19 minutes Posted Jul 21, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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Chirp. Whistle. Creak. Beluga whales, the canaries of the sea, have a lot to say. But noise from ships can drown out their calls, putting calves in danger. What happens when humans press pause during the coronavirus pandemic—and finally give ocean life some peace and quiet?

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