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New Recordings

New Recordings

in News

In case you haven’t checked in a while, a number of new recordings have been added to Nature Soundmap – in fact, the total is up to 376 recordings from 81 countries! Some highlights from the past couple of months include: The sound of a Kangaroo jumping in Victoria, Australia   Wolf pups howling in Sweden   Alligators ‘purring’ in Okefenokee...

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The Effects of Noise Pollution on Whales

in News, Bioacoustics, Science

Important research published regarding the effects of noise pollution on whales. Scientists played sonar to a group of hunting Cuvier’s beaked whales which had been tagged. In response to the sounds, the whales quickly stopped hunting and “swam rapidly, silently away”. Regarding Blue Whales, the researchers found “…one animal was diving and feeding repeatedly all...

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News update – April 2014

News update – April 2014

in website, News

The last four weeks have been slower than usual on Nature Soundmap, mainly due to a programming hurdle which I’ve been working hard to ‘jump over’*. (see footnote). Because of this, I’ve been hesitant to invest too much time into adding new content & implementing new ideas until we find a solution. Thankfully a kind web developer has...

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Sonic Memories

Sonic Memories

in Miscellaneous

by Christine Hass Sounds have the ability to take us back to places we’ve been in the past. Likewise, some of the most notable things I remember about some places are the sounds. Several places really stand out that way for me. Back in 1984, I was in the Yukon (Canada) for a conference. As part of the conference, we took a trip out to a field station for the Arctic...

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300th Recording!

300th Recording!

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The 300th recording has now been added to Nature Soundmap! Felix Blume recorded frogs & toads calling in a pond on the Niger Delta in Mali. I’ve almost caught up with the backlog of recordings and looking forward to receiving new submissions. As always, recordings from areas not already covered, of endangered species or from threatened habitats are...

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