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Nature Moments: The Sound of Extinction Archives

Whip-poor-wills, swallows and other birds that feed on flying insects are rapidly disappearing throughout the northeast. The same is true of too many other animals and plants, says Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Natural Sciences Emeritus Nathaniel T. Wheelwright. Once you pay attention to nature and come to care about it, you can hear the loss of species in the deep heart’s core. It sounds like this.