Tell us how the sound of nature is changing in your local area

Earth’s wildlife populations have plunged by 69% in less than 50 years, research shows. All around our planet, nature is being destroyed by human actions, with a sixth mass extinction well underway, scientists warn. This is making the natural world an increasingly quiet place.

We want to hear from our readers about what natural sounds they’ve noticed disappearing from their local area and what that has meant to them.

For example, have you noticed the dawn chorus getting quieter? Or a bird that always used to sing falling silent? We’d like to hear about what you’ve heard and how this makes you feel.

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