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Bigger Cities Do More with Less

New science reveals why cities become more creative and efficient as they grow

January 1, 2014 — Luís M. A. Bettencourt and Geoffrey B. West
Human Noise Disturbs Different Fish in Different Ways

Human Noise Disturbs Different Fish in Different Ways

It is well known that animals are affected by human noise pollution. For example, dark-eyed junco birds that live in cities sing both louder and with a different song than their countryside counterparts.

February 9, 2014 — Felicity Muth

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