Dr. Arline Bronzaft reviews an article that talks about the impact of climate change on animals, adding that human noise interferes with animals, too.
Are birds singing more loudly? No, says Dr. Daniel Fink. It just seems like they are louder because their birdsong isn’t being drowned out by road traffic and aircraft noise.
David Sykes writes that researchers are finding that whales are enjoying the quiet brought on by the pandemic. Let’s hope humans are too.
Dr. Daniel Fink shares a recent Physics Today article that introduces us to acoustic ecology, a field that explores the awareness of sound in response to noise pollution.
Human noise pollution impacts many species, from small insects to giant marine animals. Our noise is ubiquitous and needs to be controlled, as a quieter world is better for all living things.
Michigan scientists are studying the natural soundscape. Dr. Daniel Fink says the soundscape is also an indicator of environmental health, because natural quiet is good for all living things.