A paper by Erin Bayne and colleagues reports on an amazing study that demonstrated for one of the first times, that industrial noise by itself, can cause a decrease in the density of birds near the source of the noise. In this case the authors showed that the noise of the compressor stations used in [...]
Archive for August, 2008
Credit: Bird Year
Do you remember your sophomore year in high school? It sort of fades in with all the others, doesn’t it?
Malkolm Boothroyd’s sophomore year, however, is one even I won’t forget. Between the summers of 2007 and 2008, Malkolm and his parents Wendy and Ken undertook something much more memorable than history, chemistry [...]