Soundscape conservation

@article{Dumyahn2011SoundscapeC,
  title={Soundscape conservation},
  author={Sarah L. Dumyahn and Bryan C. Pijanowski},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={1327-1344}
}
We argue that soundscapes possess both ecological and social value and that they should be considered natural resources worthy of management and conservation. In this paper we bring together diverse bodies of literature that identify the human and ecological benefits provided by soundscapes. Sense of place, cultural significance, interactions with landscape perceptions, and wildlife wellbeing are a few of the values ascribed to soundscapes. The values and benefits of soundscapes are motivation… 
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