The Bucharest Delta

The Vacaresti swamp is an abandoned lake site in the south-eastern part of Bucharest. Construction started in 1986 as part of the city’s hydrological flooding prevention system, but after the fall of communist dictator Ceausescu, it was never finished. Today, on these 190 hectares of abandoned reservoir ,a small ecosystem of wetlands has developed. About 90 protected species of mammals, birds and …

July–September WFAE News Quarterly

The WFAE News Quarterly for July-September 2013 is now online at http://wfae.proscenia.net/newsletter/. This issue includes a feature article by Nicholas Green on the design of a botanic garden sound installation project and a research report on a Rome based soundscape perception study by Mario D’Andreta. WFAE member news from around the world; plus new books, recordings, and other resources are also included. …