The World’s Disappearing Natural Sound

2014 Fire in Yosemite National Park

Lightning first ignited the Meadow fire on July 20, 2014 in Yosemite National Park. By September 8, the fire had charred 2,582 acres. In the past, Bernie Krause has recorded soundscapes of Yosemite National Park after it was destroyed by large areas of forest fires. Listen below. (National Park Service/Wikimedia)

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From WBUR’s On Point

An enjoyable and informative discussion with Bernie Krause as presented by WBUR.  Bernie exemplifies the passion I share for the sounds that bathe us with their waves, too many of which are being lost or smothered out by the noise we call progress.

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