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Earth Day Project Collecting 1 Million Different Sounds From Our Beautiful, Bustling Planet

By Melissa McGlensey

On Earth Day, take a moment to listen to the world around you and participate in scientific research by helping to map the sounds of the planet.

Purdue University ecologist Bryan Pijanowski is asking people all over the world to record audio of natural sounds on April 22 as part of Global Soundscapes Day, according to Purdue News.

Pijanowski and his team created mobile phone applications designed to capture soundscapes and store them in a database for research, as well as preserving natural sounds for future generations to come. The project is designed to capture up to …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green