Marine Ripple  ‘Noise made by passing ships stops eels from using their survival instincts scientists investigating the effects of man-made noise on fish. The study, published in Global Change Biology, found only 38% of the eels that were exposed to ship noise responded to an ambush from a predator compared to 80% in normal ocean conditions. Even those that did react were 25 per cent slower than normal. The research was funded by Defra and the Natural Environment Research Council.’ Click here for more information

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