Silence and Pollution

Here’s s short paper on soundscapes in nature and how they seem to have declined as a result of human activity. It’s fascinating because sound is a sense we tend to neglect, but when I read accounts of the large number of birds that used to be in the Eglish countryside, then think that the main sounds we hear nowdays is that of traffic, it is really worrying:

http://daily.jstor.org/the-defeaning-silence-of-endangered-wildlife/?utm_source=internalhouse&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=jstordaily_02182016&cid=eml_j_jstordaily_dailylist_02182016

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