Photo credit: Steven Zucker, Smarthistory co-founder licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coalition Hearing is so primal, so instinctive, you're often unconscious of sounds around you. Until they’re gone. A monument whose deep silence awakens people is the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. A fitting date to visit is
An ambitious recording project in Cremona, Italy requires quiet in the streets surrounding an auditorium where the town’s famous violins will be recorded. And everyone in town joins in.
Scottish docs to begin prescribing rambling, birdwatching to treat chronic illnesses. Dr. Daniel Fink says being outdoors is good for overall health, including auditory health.
What will the outdoors sound like in the future? Kurt Fristrup of the National Park Service Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division has an idea.