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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Global shipping traffic in prime blue whale habitat

Map of ship traffic on actual shipping routes from Kaluza et al. 2010

This blog links to the previous one where I mentioned the heavy shipping traffic off the southern coast of Sri Lanka. A picture speaks a thousand words...

Ref: Kaluza, P., Kolzsch, A., Gastner, M. T. and Blasius, B. 2010. The complex network of global cargo ship movements. J R Soc Interface, 7, 1093-1103.

1 comment:

  1. how can we allow or accept our precious whales to
    be sacrificed in this unimaginably horrific way? something must be done to top this most shameful
    occurrence from ever happening

    asha, this should be a petition for avaaz.org
    they have a large following and can affect change.