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Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary about the devastating impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. The film begins with a mystery: the unexplained ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Kenneth C. Balcomb III Kenneth C. Balcomb III
Christopher Clark Christopher Clark
Jean-Michel Cousteau
Sylvia Earle Sylvia Earle
Leila Hatch Leila Hatch
Michael Jasny Michael Jasny
Rachel McAdams ... Narrator (voice)
Kathy Metcalf Kathy Metcalf
Katie Moore Katie Moore
Bjørnar Nicolaisen Bjørnar Nicolaisen
Molly Patterson Molly Patterson
George Prochnik George Prochnik
Joel Reynolds Joel Reynolds
Brandon Southall Brandon Southall
Paul Spong Paul Spong
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Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary about the devastating impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. The film begins with a mystery: the unexplained stranding and mass mortality of several species of whales in the Bahamas in March 2000. As the mystery unfolds, the film explores the critical role of sound in the sea, and the sudden, dramatic changes human activity is inflicting on the ocean's delicate acoustic habitat -- changes that threaten the ability of whales and other marine animals to prosper, to function, and ultimately, to survive. Sonic Sea features several charismatic scientists, including Ken Balcomb, the former Navy pilot and acoustics expert who proved to the world that naval sonar is killing whales, as well as the musician and environmental activist, Sting, whose moving interview connects the sonic world of marine life with our sonic world on land. The film offers solutions (and, by extension, hope) for a quieter ocean, and ...

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USA | Bahamas | Canada | Madagascar | Norway

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English

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22 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Оглушающий океан See more »

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Imaginary Forces See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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