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The story is based on our peer-reviewed paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.

Media have picked up on the potential link between noise from shipping etc and the decline of mussel banks in the Firth of Forth. 

Period8 Jul 2019

Media coverage

8

Media coverage

  • TitleDon't be shellfish, a mussels shortage may be on the horizon
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletSky News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/07/19
    DescriptionCoverage of our recent paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.
    Producer/AuthorLucia Binding
    URLhttps://news.sky.com/story/dont-be-shellfish-a-mussels-shortage-may-be-on-the-horizon-11758825
    PersonsMark G. J. Hartl
  • TitleMussels stressed by underwater noise from ships
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/07/19
    DescriptionCoverage of our recent paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.
    URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-48908656
    PersonsMark G. J. Hartl
  • TitleNoisy ships leaving mussels stressed... even though they don't have any ears
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletThe Herald Scotland
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size500 words
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/07/19
    DescriptionCoverae of our recent paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.
    Producer/AuthorKathrine Bussey
    URLhttps://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17755411.mussels-stressed-sea-noise-scottish-research-suggests/
    PersonsMark G. J. Hartl
  • TitleShortage of mussels looms as scientists find the shellfish are "stressed" by noise levels
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Daily Telegraph
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size250 words approx
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/07/19
    DescriptionCoverage of our recent paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.
    Producer/AuthorHelena Horton
    URLhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/07/07/mussel-shortage-warning-study-shows-noise-stunts-growth/
    PersonsMark G. J. Hartl
  • TitleMussels endure stress due to ship noise
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletThe Scotsman
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/SizeMost of Page 3
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/07/19
    DescriptionNewspaper coverage of our recent paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.
    Producer/AuthorKatherine Bussey
    URLhttps://www.scotsman.com/news/environment/study-finds-mussels-feel-stress-from-passing-ships-1-4960750
    PersonsMark G. J. Hartl
  • TitleMussels 'suffering from stress' caused by under sea noise
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletSTV News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/07/19
    DescriptionCoverage of our recent paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.
    URLhttps://stv.tv/news/scotland/1439081-mussels-suffering-from-stress-caused-by-under-sea-noise/
    PersonsMark G. J. Hartl
  • TitleMussels 'stressed' by underwater noise from ships
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletRTE News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryIreland
    Date8/07/19
    DescriptionCoverage of our recent paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.
    URLhttps://www.rte.ie/news/newslens/2019/0708/1060829-mussels/
    PersonsMark G. J. Hartl
  • TitleMussels stressed by noise
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletBBC Reporting Scotland
    Media typeTelevision
    Duration/Length/Size15:30-15:57; 27 seconds
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/07/19
    DescriptionCoverage of our recent paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.
    URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0006qp5/reporting-scotland-evening-news-71-reporting-scotland
    PersonsMark G. J. Hartl