$45.00 – $255.00
Marine Conservation Fine Art Print– ‘Tohorā Sonic Blue’
This print is based on the Tohorā (Bryde’s Whale) and an imagining of the human-created, underwater noise pollution that affects marine life around the world. Resident Bryde’s Whales can be found year-round in the Hauraki Gulf, frequently seen off Tiritiri Matangi and Waiheke Islands. One threat to the Tohorā is low-frequency underwater noise pollution. The noise can interrupt the normal behaviour of Bryde’s whales by hindering their ability to use sound, and disrupting their ability to communicate, choose mates, find food, avoid predators, and navigate. Wind powered ships, noise reducing propellers, floating wind turbines and bubble curtains that muffle construction noise are some examples of how we can mitigate this pollution.
Fine Art Print on ‘Soft White Etching Decor’ paper (Printed with 2cm white border)
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The following art prints for sale are a response to the declining state of the Hauraki Gulf, Aotearoa due to over fishing, marine pollution and climate change but also a celebration of the ocean and the wonderful creatures that inhabit it .
The project is an initiative fully driven in partnership by mana whenua and the Waiheke community to protect and regenerate Waiheke Island’s marine environment.
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