Piñon Pine Tree in Northern New Mexico (image) National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) Share Print E-Mail Caption A new study finds that man-made noise has ripple effects on plants such as piñon pine, whose natural seed dispersers tend to avoid noisy areas. Credit Photo courtesy of Clinton Francis. Usage Restrictions None 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.