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Bother your Aarhus?

Can a whale hear? It must if it sings songs. Can it read? Unlikely. Can it read this map HERE? Unlikely; this writer cannot read it. It is from the website of the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources.

A friend tells this writer that the Minister has authorized a seismic survey off the west coast of Ireland. The survey involves months of work. The work includes the creation of loud noises in pulses every fifteen seconds. This will go on for the duration of the survey.

Can an Irish whale hear?