THE WORLD LISTENING PROJECT (WLP) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization devoted to understanding the world and its natural environment, societies and cultures through the practices of listening and field recording.

The WLP was founded in 2008 and is supported by the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, a membership organization and regional chapter of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology, affiliated with the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.

The WLP maintains a website and online forum about its artistic and educational activities. These include the use of radio and web-based technologies, conducting public workshops, forums, and lectures, as well as participating in exhibitions, symposiums, and festivals. To learn more and become involved in the WLP’s activities please subscribe to our discussion group.

“Silent Spring” & Autumn 2012 at SHOP

Friday, December 14, 2012 (7 p.m.)

Southside Hub of Production
5638 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

Throughout this year we have seen wonderful demonstrations of admiration and respect for Rachel Carson and her legacy. This evening’s event is another manifestation of this yearlong celebration. “Silent Spring & Autumn 2012” includes a panel discussion, poetry readings, World Listening Project presentation, and a performance by Chicago Phonography –

$7 suggested donation, sliding scale

National Park Service to Observe World Listening Day Across U.S.

During the week of July 17-23 the National Park Service will observe World Listening Day across the United States. Here are a few…

Big South Fork and Obed to Observe World Listening Day
Posted on the U.S. National Park Service website: July 12, 2011
Contact: Howard Duncan, 423-569-9778

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore observes World Listening Day at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education with Chicago Phonography and the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology on Saturday, July 23.

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