2021 DEC 10 (NewsRx) – By a Journalist-Staff News Editor at Daily Insurance News – The results of animal research are discussed in a new report. According to information from Oklahoma State University per NewsRx correspondents, the research said: “Cetaceans are at risk of potentially losing their well-being due to animals’ natural dependence on sound and the persistent nature of anthropogenic noise, especially in nature.”

News reporters got a citation for researching Oklahoma State University: “Human industrial, commercial and recreational activity has spread across the seas, causing sound to propagate with varying frequency characteristics. In many countries current regulations are based on the potential to induce hearing loss; However, a more nuanced approach is needed when developing regulations, due to other effects of non-hearing loss, including activation of the stress response, acoustic masking, frequency shifts, behavioral alterations. and decreased foraging. Cetaceans in managed care facilities share the same acoustic characteristics as their wild counterparts, but face different environmental parameters. Steps have been taken to integrate work on well-being in nature and in managed care settings, and the field of acoustics offers the possibility of informing and connecting information from both settings of managed care and nature. Studies of subjects in managed care give controls unavailable for wild studies, but due to the conservation implications, wild studies of acoustic environmental welfare impacts on cetaceans have been largely the focus of attention. attention, rather than those in captivity. A deep integration of wild and managed care-based acoustic wellness research may complement the discovery in both fields, as studies in captivity may provide better experimental control, while the more comprehensive field of studies on the wild noise can help determine gaps in acoustics based on managed care. science of well-being.

According to reporters, the research concluded: “We advocate for a new paradigm in anthropogenic noise research, recognizing the value that both wild research and managed care play in illustrating how noise pollution affects human health. well-being, including physiology, behavior and cognition.

For more information on this research, see: Acoustic welfare of cetaceans in wild and managed care settings: gaps and opportunities. Animals, 2021.11 (3312): 3312. (Animals – http://www.mdpi.com/journal/animals/). The Animal Editor is MDPI SA.

A free version of this review article is available at https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11113312.

Our editors point out that additional information can be obtained by contacting Paige E. Stevens, Department of Integrative Biology, Oklahoma State University, 501 Life Sciences West, Calm water, alright 74074, United States. Additional authors of this research include Heather M. Hill, Jason N. Bruck.

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