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Landscapes to listen to

Landscapes to listen to


The American Wild West, and especially Arizona, is not just cactuses, mountains and golden plains. Its dramatic landscapes are also audible. Anne Sourdril, a CNRS anthropologist, and her ecologist colleague Luc Barbaro have recorded the sounds of this ecosystem, so different from that in France.

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Sonia Collavizza
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Featuring: - Anne Sourdril (CNRS) of the Social Dynamics and Recomposition of Spaces Laboratory (LADYSS – CNRS / Université Panthéon-Sorbonne / Université Paris Cité / Université Paris Nanterre / Université Vincennes-Saint-Denis) - Luc Barbaro at the laboratoire Dynamiques et écologie des paysages agriforestiers (DYNAFOR – INRAE Toulouse) - Laura Couchman at the Tucson Audubon Society - Carolyn Shafer of the Patagonia Area Resource Alliance (PARA)


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