The question of balancing national security against respecting the other forms of life that share the planet with us continues apace. A lawsuit was filed in CA last week against the National Marine Fisheries Service for granting a five year permit to the Navy for expanded sonar testing in West Coast waters.
A lecture on this topic will take place here at the New Bedford Whaling Museum on Thursday, March 29, at 6:30 pm. Capt. Stacy Pedrozo, USN, C.O. Naval Justice School and Capt. Tom Fetherston, USN Retired, will present “Whose Homeland Security Is It: Protecting Marine Mammals While Protecting National Security” For more information visit http://www.whalingmuseum.org/programs/speakers-series/man-and-whales