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Dolphin dissection reveals the effects of ocean noise

Duration: 04:09

Dr Darlene Ketter, a world expert in hearing, examines the complex hearing mechanism of marine mammals.

A CT scan and dissection of a dolphin provide her with evidence of the distressing effects of ocean noise on marine mammals’ hearing.

Dr Ketter believes that the combination of ocean noise, hearing loss and stress is impacting on marine mammals’ ability to survive.

Available since: Fri 1 Oct 2010


David Attenborough
Peter Oxley
Peter Oxley

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Horizon 2010-2011, The Death of the Oceans?

Sir David Attenborough reveals the findings of an investigation into our oceans.

First broadcast: 04 Oct 2010

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