Whales Forced to Shout as Oceans Get Noisier

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Can you hear me now?

As anybody who’s ever gone to a dance club knows, it’s not easy to have quality conversation in loud places — but party-goers aren’t the only ones who have learned to cope with the clamor. According to marine biologists studying whale mating calls, an increasingly noisy ocean is forcing the animals to shout their romantic melodies — around 10 times louder than they did 50 years ago. Talk about a raucous orca-stra!

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