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Dylan Gomes is a PhD student at Boise State University | BSU · Department of Biological Sciences.

 

Some Animals Can Cope With Noise, While Others Cannot

Human-generated, or anthropogenic, noise has gained a lot of research attention lately. It tracks human expansion and spreads throughout both terrestrial and aquatic habitats, leaving potential ecological catastrophes in its wake. Noise affects many aspects of animal life from fish foraging behavior to nesting success in birds. However, our understanding of how some animals may