Orcas suffering from aquatic pollution


In the food chain, toxic substances are in higher concentrations as they move up. Orcas are one of the prominent predators in the ocean and are at the top of food chains. They're more affected by pollutants than other marine life. Orcas are greatly affected by abandoned marine toxic waste dumps and human refuse pollution of the inland waters. A solution would to be to make this situation known to the public and to have societal changes. Orcas are commonly popular, and since so many people know about them, society would want to resist further marine toxic poisoning.

Noise Pollution

Orcas communicate over short and long distances with clicks, chirps, squeaks, and echolocation (to locate prey and navigate). Acoustic pollution is from the underwater noise of vessel traffic (marine traffic monitoring). Noise pollution doesn't affect behavioral changes in habitat use, but it affects sensory damage or lessening of the population health.
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