Birdsong

An article in The Guardian last weekend discussed the Convention in Trade and Endangered Species (Cites) meeting in Bangkok.  It mentioned a few species that had already succumbed to extinction, which included the New Zealand laughing owl.  Unfortunately a trawl around the net informed me that the last sighting was in the early 20th century, […]

Solent

Today Southampton Solent University hosted a conference about Noise in Entertainment and Music.  It was a nice mix of attendees with acoustic consultants, musicians, sound engineers and environmental health officers.  The different perspectives allowed everyone to gain more of an insight into noise management for gigs.  I hadn’t known until today that: The Noise Council […]