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World’s largest natural sound archive goes digital

16 Jan

The Macaulay Library is the world’s largest and oldest scientific archive of biodiversity audio and video recordings. Their mission is to collect and preserve recordings of each species’ behavior and natural history, to facilitate the ability of others to collect and preserve such recordings, and to actively promote the use of these recordings for diverse purposes spanning scientific research, education, conservation, and the arts.

All archived analog recordings in the collection, going back to 1929, have now been digitized and can be heard on the web site.

 

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