Category Archive for 'Society and Nature Sounds'

Recording the sounds of nature is an unusual occupation, and we often find that people misunderstand the nature of our work. Here are our Top Ten popular misconceptions about nature recordings! Tweet

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Noise Pollution

When in India, we found ourselves amused at the variety and volume of car and truck horns. From reedy wheezes, old-time ‘honks’, blarting farts, to an ear-splitting rack of air horns – the range of sounds was extraordinary. Have a listen: Indian traffic, with those ubiquitous airhorns. But it is no laughing matter.Tweet

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Why do we visit zoos?

What is the purpose of zoos? Education? Conservation? Entertainment? Or mere business enterprise? Sarah and I were left pondering this question after a recent visit to Jugong Bird Park in Singapore.Tweet

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