Scientists hope to reduce whale fatalities from ship collisions. A new sound technology will detect when the endangered animals are present and then alert cargo ships to slow down. More Mesa is on the market for $65 million and community members may come together to try to purchase the coastal bluffs. And during Prohibition, Santa Barbara served as a hideaway for rum runners and many of the surrounding islands and caves were used for illegal operations.
To save the whales, scientists bring new ears to the ocean
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A high tech sound system hopes to keep whales from deadly collisions with ships
Around 80 whales are killed by cargo ships on the West Coast of the United States each year.
Community conservation groups eye the $65 million More Mesa sale
More Mesa, the scenic coastal bluff between Hope Ranch and Goleta, hit the market last week for an asking price of $65 million. The listing suggests that the 265 acres of...