Humans are Creating Quite a Racket, Even in the Wilderness (audio) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption 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." Credit Michelle Hampson / Carla Schaffer / AAAS Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. This material may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.