Oceans are a sonic symphony. Sound is essential to the survival and prosperity of marine life.
But man-made ocean noise is threatening this fragile world.
Sonic Sea is about protecting life in our waters from the destructive effects of oceanic noise pollution.
Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary about the impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. It tells the story of a former US Navy officer who solved a tragic mystery and changed forever the way we understand our impact on the ocean. The film is narrated by Rachel McAdams and features Sting, in addition to the renowned ocean experts Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr. Paul Spong, Dr. Christopher Clark and Jean-Michel Cousteau. Sonic Sea was produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Imaginary Forces in association with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Diamond Docs.
Join us for a live discussion with the following local experts who will share perspectives on the issue of ocean noise:
– Robert Lewis-Manning, President, Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia
– Kathy Heise, Research Associate, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
– Orla Robinson, ECHO Program Manager, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Our event is made possible by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.