A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.
- John James Audubon
When it comes to preserving nature, the United States is in a scary place right now.
However, the continuous work of world-renowned sound recordist and acoustic ecologist, Gordon Hempton has inspired two filmmakers to head into Olympic National Park, appreciate silence and ask themselves—and everyone who watches the 'Being Hear' film—what purpose does nature serve? (more…)