Noisy Humans Drown Out Sounds of Nature in Protected Areas

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Noisy Humans Drown Out Sounds of Nature in Protected Areas

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Noise from aircraft, traffic and commercial development is drowning out the natural quiet of many wilderness areas and parks, according to a new analysis of noise pollution in U.S. protected lands made public in Science on Thursday.

The sounds of people on the move or at work are “pervasive” in public lands set aside for recreation, resource conservation and respite from the din of daily life, said scientists at Colorado State…

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