Gordon Hempton on the Search for Silence

May 15, 2011

Gordon Hempton is one of the world's leading audio ecologists. For twenty years, he's traveled the planet recording natural soundscapes. He tells Anne Strainchamps, Silence is disappearing in our world, but he brought lots of interesting sonic examples for us to hear. Hempton is the author of "One Square Inch of Silence: One Man's Search for Silence in A Noisy World."