Nature - Nature Links

These are my favourite places on the net that have information, photos, or sounds of nature and the natural world. Link suggestions are welcome and appreciated. Please use this link to email suggestions. Nature would be honoured if others deemed this site worthy of a link to us. A link to the homepage URL at is always appreciated!

Sleepy Nature Sounds Website

Check out our affiliate website Sleepy Nature which is a nature sounds download website entirely devoted to sleep!

Nature Sounds Blog

The Nature Sounds Blog. Find out about how and why nature sounds are so beneficial to health, mind, and spirit. The blog is about Rhythmic Randomness, Natural White Noise, Crickets and how the natural elements of sound help you. Link to Blog!

Nature on

More Nature Sounds

Nature Sounds ca on YouTube - amateur videos from Nature

The Nature Sounds Society

The British Library Sound Archive - Wildlife Sounds - The Wildlife Section at the British Library Sound Archive is the largest collection of its kind in Europe and the most comprehensive in the world.

Macaulay Library - Cornell lab of Ornithology. The Library is a major world source of sound recordings of animals for basic research, education, conservation and habitat assessment, the media, and commercial projects.

Listening to Nature - Library of Natural Sounds at the Oakland Museum of California. Emphasis on California sounds.

Core Voyage - relaxation coaching using nature sounds for stress relief.

Earth Ear Environmental Sound Art Galleries - sounds samples, links to CDs, links to artists

Nature Songs - Digital Recordings and Photos from Nature!

Nature Sound Studio of Lang Elliot

Bird songs on CD from Neville Recording - for avid birders looking for birdsong recordings, links to birding sites or information on upcoming birding festivals.

Listening Earth - the pure sounds of nature, based in Australia.

Nature Sound - Nature sounds by David Stewart of Australia's wildlife.

Nature Sound Effects - Nature sound effects (royalty free).

Nature Sounds of Spokane - forest and desert animals.

Nature's Music - Relax with nature sounds. Instrumental and ambient music recordings with the nature sounds of wildlife, ambient soundscapes, whales, birds and more.

Raven's Aviary - Corvidae Calls - Crows, ravens, jays and relations from around the world. (Quoth the raven: "Nevermore")

The Sounds of Our Planet - preserving and sharing natural sounds.

The Sounds of Stoneclave - Stoneclave Music & Audio - sounds for meditation and relaxation that will transport you to the world of Stoneclave..

Wild Sanctuary - Nature sound design.

Wildsong - Soundscapes, birdsongs, and other wildlife sounds. Online and on CD.

WHOI Ocean Acoustics Lab.

World Forum for Acoustic Ecology - The World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE), founded in 1993, is an international association of affiliated organizations and individuals, who share a common concern with the state of the world's soundscapes.

Recording and Wildlife Recording

Acoustical Society of America - nearly 7000 men and women who work in acoustics throughout the U.S. and abroad belong to this prestigious Society. A variety of fields related to sound are represented.

The Binaural Source - A site dedicated to recording using a microphone baffle that mimics the accoustical properties of the human head.

Core Sound - a source for recording equpment

Soundsite - The online journal of Sound Theory, Philosophy of Sound and Sound Art.

Wildlife Sound Recording Society - Founded in 1968, the Society has over 300 members. It is the oldest and largest natural history sound recording society in the world with members from most continents.

Bioacoustics and Acoustic Ecology

Acoustic Ecology Institute - provides access to news, academic research, public policy advocates, and articles and essays about sound and listening.

Bioacoustics at the NOAA - resources.

The Canadian Association for Sound Ecology - The Canadian Affiliate Organization of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.

The Handbook for Acoustic Ecology - Online edition. Originally published by the World Soundscape Project, Simon Fraser University, and ARC Publications, 1978.

New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) - NAISA is a non-profit organization, based in Toronto, that produces performances and installations spanning the entire spectrum of electroacoustic and experimental sound art.

Noise Pollution Clearing House" - The Noise Pollution Clearinghouse is a national non-profit organization with extensive online noise related resources. The mission of the Noise Pollution Clearinghouse is to create more civil cities and more natural rural and wilderness areas by reducing noise pollution at the source.

Sonar Links (land and water)

World Forum for Acoustic Ecology - an international association of affiliated organizations and individuals, who share a common concern with the state of the world's soundscapes. Our members represent a multi-disciplinary spectrum of individuals engaged in the study of the social, cultural and ecological aspects of the sonic environment.

Nature Websites - The Bird Conservation Promotion Blog. - eNature enables Web surfers to discover nature across the continent and close to home. More than 5,000 North American species are presented on the site, with full-color photographs and descriptions. The site also features a library of over 500 bird calls, guides to National Parks and Refuges, a Backyard Habitat Planner, and the highly popular Ask an Expert section, hosted by eNature's staff naturalists.

Bird Links to the World - Into birding? This website has it all!

Guided Birdwatching - Find a personal birding guide for your next trip.

Center for Biological Diversity - Protecting endangered species and wild places through science, policy, education, and environmental law.

Ontario Nature - website of the Federation of Ontario Naturalists.

Radar's Bat Education - All about bats.

The Green - Canada's Environmental Information Portal.

Canadian Wildlife Service. - Canada's national wildlife agency concerned with the protection and management of migratory birds, and nationally important wildlife habitat, endangered species, and research on nationally important wildlife issues.

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Reseach Center

Animal Sanctuaries

Wildlife Waystation rescues and provides santuary for exotic animals from around the world.

Nature Parks

Sleeping Giant - The Sleeping Giant is a formation of mesas and sills on Sibley Peninsula which resembles a giant lying on its back when viewed from the West to North-Northwest section of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.

Kakabeka Falls - The Niagara of the North

Adirondack State Park - This is the website of the New York State Adirondack Park Agency. The park was created in 1892 and is about 6 million acres in size.

Algonquin Provincial Park - in central Ontario, Canada, it is the oldest provincial park.

Lake Superior Provincial Park - 1,600 square kilometre park on the east shore of Lake Superior.

Taughannock Falls - This website has more photos of one of the tallest waterfalls east of the Rockies. The Ithaca area has a number of exquisite parks, campgrounds, and gorges. The people in the area seem to be "extra friendly", perhaps because Ithaca is a "college town".

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