Sound Science in the Media

Read about Sound Science’s research in the New York Times.

March 7, 2021


Dr. Fournet explains the dependence of whales on acoustics in the Overheard at National Geographic podcast episode “The Canary of the Sea.”

July 21, 2020


Sound Science’s research is featured in this article by National Geographic.

Seas quieted by pandemic could reduce stress, improve health in whales

July 15, 2020


Listen to Dr. Fournet on episode 401 of 99 Percent Invisible, “The Natural Experiment.”


Sound Science’s research is cited and Dr. Fournet is quoted in this piece by the Narwhal.

April 19, 2020


Read about Sound Science’s COVID-19 research in this article from the Atlantic.

The Pandemic Is Turning the Natural World Upside Down: Widespread social-distancing measures have produced some jarring effects across land, air, and sea.

April 2, 2020

From The Atlantic. Barry Wilmore, NASA

Dr. Fournet is quoted in this article by Science Magazine.

Minke whales are struggling to communicate over the din of ocean noise

February 18, 2020


Dr. Fournet’s research was featured in this article in Scientific American.

Humpback Whale Calls Remain Constant over Decades

February 15, 2019

Vanessa Mignon Getty Images


Dr. Fournet published this opinion piece in Ecology and Evolution.

Open access publishing and equity -or- “Can I share this with my mom?”

October 23, 2018

Dr. Fournet’s 2012 field team in Frederick Sound, Alaska.


Listen to Dr. Fournet speak about her research on Radio New Zealand.

Shifting scales: Unlocking the mysteries of whale song

September 28, 2018


Dr. Fournet’s research was featured in this article by Hakai Magazine.

The Whale That Dines Alone

May 14, 2018


Watch Sound Science co-founders Dr. Fournet and Dr. Matthews conduct humpback and harbor seals research in Glacier Bay in this video by PBS’s Indie Alaska.

September 8, 2016