Cities After Dark - Sleep
The way cities are built and operate have changed how we sleep and not only humans are affected, we've changed the sleep patterns of urban flora and fauna too.
In episode five of our six-part series, our co-hosts Shelby Bassett and Michele Acuto talk with Roger Ekirch and Theresa Jones about sleeping in cities at night.
Links and references
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The night time 'McRefugees' of Hong Kong, BBC News, 27 October 2015.
Prof A. Roger Ekirch, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of History at Virginia Tech
For thousands of years, humans slept in two shifts. Should we do it again? Bobby Berman, Big Think, 10 April 2018.
A/Prof Therésa Jones, A/Prof In Evolution & Animal Behaviour Biosciences at University of Melbourne
What happens to wildlife in a city that never sleeps? Dr Therésa Jones, Pursuit, 5 June 2018
How to: Agent of Change, Music Victoria website
Written by Shelby Bassett and Kate Murray
Sound Design by Bec Fary
Produced by Kate Murray