facebook twitter Scroll to the top Our Stories › NRDC in Action Turn Down the Volume The underwater racket caused by human activities is destroying marine life. May 19, 2016 Related Stories Victory A Whale of a Win How we got the U.S. Navy to finally agree to stop conducting harmful sonar testing in sensitive whale migration and breeding areas. Explainer Read More Southern Resident orcas face many threats in the Northwest, but giving them more salmon could remedy most of them. Drawing Out the Science Seismic Sound's Dangerous Imagine dynamite going off in your neighborhood every 10 seconds. Now imagine you can’t leave. That’s how marine life experience offshore oil and gas exploration.