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Notice given 6 February 2003

350  Senator Brown: To move—That the Senate, recognising that the blue whale, the largest creature ever to move on the face of our planet, faces extinction (its numbers are less than 10 000) and heeding scientific advice that seismic testing at sea may damage the ability of blue whales to feed and breed in Australian waters, calls on the Government to immediately prohibit seismic testing and other sonic activities in areas affecting blue whales or other whale species.