Living Planet: Monitoring Colombia’s rich biodiversity in sound | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 15.08.2019
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Living Planet: Monitoring Colombia’s rich biodiversity in sound

Just outside of Bogota in Colombia, scientists have amassed a collection of over 20,000 animal sounds that are being used to study everything from climate change to deforestation and urbanization. Environmental sound study has largely been overlooked by most researchers up until now. But, as high school kids in Colombia are learning, it could be a vital tool in conserving precious ecosystems.

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