noise pollution

Noisy roads may make birds age faster

September 26, 2018

Being around noisy traffic may make zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) that have left the nest age faster than birds in more rural environments, according to new ...

‘Sonic kayaks’ monitor life underwater

January 18, 2018

An interdisciplinary team in the United Kingdom has designed a “sonic kayak” that researchers and citizen scientists can use to eavesdrop on the ecosystem below ...

How bats hunt in noise pollution

October 4, 2016

Robotic frogs with inflatable throat pouches are revealing how bats hunt in noisy conditions. Ordinarily, the bats locate their amphibian prey by following frog ...