acoustic ecological adj.
Anjula Razdan, "The Father of Acoustic Ecology," Utne, July 1, 2005
Today, acoustic ecology attracts musicians, psychologists, sound designers, health practitioners and environmentalists who are interested and concerned about the interaction between humans and all living organisms and aural environments or soundscapes.
In his book The Tuning of the World, Schafer makes the case that our listening skills have been eroded through the dominance of what some people refer to as the "eye culture". He has also suggested that we use sound as an "audio-analgesic" to block out thoughts and emotions. "
Wendy Champagne, "Take down the volume," Sydney Morning Herald, October 20, 2005
Chris Dafoe, "At the Banff Centre, radio makes some unusual waves," The Globe and Mail, February 11, 1992