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University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Dolphins

Caption: Pile-driving during the construction of offshore wind farms produces an incredible amount of noise and is potentially harmful to marine species such as protected populations of seals, dolphins and whales.

Credit: Helen Bailey/University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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