Sworn to secrecy re Dolphin deaths

Why should it be such a big secret? There are undoubtedly a number of lives in the Gulf (sea life of sorts), dying off because of the BP issue. So why should it be hushed? It’s not like it should come as a big surprise but now it does make one wonder at this point. hmmm.

Amplify’d from blog.nwf.org

Government Orders Scientists to Stay Silent on Dolphin Deaths

3/28/2011 //

Wildlife biologists contracted by the National Marine Fisheries Service to document spikes in dolphin mortality and to collect specimens and tissue samples for the agency were quietly ordered late last month to keep their findings confidential.

“Because of the seriousness of the legal case, no data or findings may be released, presented or discussed outside the UME investigative team without prior approval,” the letter, obtained by Reuters, stated.

“The secrecy about baby dolphins dying in the Gulf makes no sense,” says Dr. Doug Inkley, the National Wildlife Federation’s senior scientist. “The public deserves to know what’s happening and why.”

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