Ian Agranat, founder and chief executive officer of Wildlife Acoustics Inc ., tests the Song Meter SM4 recorder.
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3) To Track Climate Change, Listen to the Frogs
This company is like Shazam for animal audios. Wildlife Acoustics Inc ., based in Massachusetts, sells machines that record bird song, frog croaks, whale sungs and more. There are 36,000 of them out there all over the world, from North America to the North Pole, used by scientists to
listen in on the environmental issues. One lesson? Pay attention to the frog.” Its disappearance from a habitat is an early warning that the place is turn deforested, drier, or simply hotter ,” Bloomberg’s Kyle Stock reports. 4) The U.S. Navy Is Shrinking
There ought to have four serious U.S. naval incidents in the western Pacific this year, putting a spotlight on
an overstretched branch of the American military. After the most recent crash include the USS John S. McCain, some experts are speaking out about the increased onu the Navy is carrying, Justin Bachman reports. The Navy had 271 ships in 2015, 20 percent fewer than in 1998, and still kept 100 ships out at sea, according to Bryan Clark, a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment. “Something’s got to give,” mentioned Jerry Hendrix, a retired Navy captain. Bryan McGrath, another retired Navy captain, called the force” thinly stretched .”
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5) The Seeds of Your Mid-Life Crisis Start at 35
That’s when more people
start detesting their jobs. When you’re young, the whole world is ahead of you, and even if your job is awful, there’s hope that it will get better. By the time you reach 35, the momentum can start to slow and things outside of operate, like your family( if you have one ), start to take priority. A survey of British workers showed that those over 35 were twice as likely to be unhappy at work as those under 35. The behavior to keep the trigger alive, workwise, is to find a passion-project or throw in their attempts to socialize with colleagues every once in a while. At least you’ll have some fun.