Chinese white dolphins displaying breaching and spy-hopping behaviours in the waters off Hong Kong, where ocean noise pollution threatens their survival. Photo: Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society Chinese white dolphins displaying breaching and spy-hopping behaviours in the waters off Hong Kong, where ocean noise pollution threatens their survival. Photo: Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society
Chinese white dolphins displaying breaching and spy-hopping behaviours in the waters off Hong Kong, where ocean noise pollution threatens their survival. Photo: Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society
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How ocean noise pollution is threatening Chinese white dolphins, affecting the critically endangered creatures’ ability to hunt, navigate and communicate

  • Noise from high-speed ferries and other vessels interrupts the dolphins’ echolocation system of sound waves vital for their survival, filmmaker Daphne Wong says
  • Sea of Noise, her new film with WWF-Hong Kong, blends underwater clips, animations and interviews to paint a sensory picture of the challenges faced by the species

Topic |   Environment
Chinese white dolphins displaying breaching and spy-hopping behaviours in the waters off Hong Kong, where ocean noise pollution threatens their survival. Photo: Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society Chinese white dolphins displaying breaching and spy-hopping behaviours in the waters off Hong Kong, where ocean noise pollution threatens their survival. Photo: Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society
Chinese white dolphins displaying breaching and spy-hopping behaviours in the waters off Hong Kong, where ocean noise pollution threatens their survival. Photo: Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society
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