Super Soul Original Short: One Man's Mission to Record the Earth's Rarest Sounds

Season 6 Episode 606
Aired on 03/08/2015 | CC
For more than 30 years, acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton has been capturing the sounds of life, from big-city bustle to the world's most remote places. Now, he's on a one-man quest to record one of the few remaining quiet places on Earth: the dense forests of South America. "There is a voice to silence," he says. "Just listen." In the video above, join Gordon on his quest to turn up the volume on the planet's rarest sounds.

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Field producer & director: Nicholas Sherman
Location recording: One Square Inch of Silence Foundation
Production company: Fou Films