Dr. Green Delivers Petition to European Parliament

Dr. Marsha L. Green, President of OMI, delivers a petition to Vitalio Gemelli, Chair of the Petitions Committee of the European Parliament. Eurig Wyn, a concerned Member of the Committee, stands by.


The petition was signed by 67 organizations in the US, Canada and Europe representing over 8.3 million citizens on both sides of the Atlantic. The petition requests the European Union to adopt a moratorium on the deployment of Low Frequency Active Sonar until a global assessment of its environmental impacts can be prepared and to create a Multinational Task Force to develop international agreements regulating noise levels in the ocean.