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Crescendo of Cicadas Near the Beach

Palawan, Philippines
Recommended charity: Forest Foundation Philippines

The jungle of Palawan island is so dense that some trees grow even on the coral beach. Within them, thousands of cicadas hum in a crescendo that has few equivalent in its power and spectrum, until covering the powerful waves of the Indian Ocean. is a completely free streaming service of 900+ nature sounds from around the world, offering natural soundscapes and guided meditations for people who wish to listen to nature, relax, and become more connected.

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