An audio interview with researcher Rachel Buxton, who discusses the results her recent study to quantify noise pollution across the US. 1:25 How noise pollution can affect animals. 2:45 How Buxton et al. measured noise levels across the country. 5:15 How wilderness areas are affected by noise pollution. 6:12 How these finding could be used for better noise pollution management. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the May 5, 2017, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by R.T. Buxton at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo., and colleagues was titled, "Noise pollution is pervasive in U.S. protected areas."
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