Biologist, Wildlife DJ

Benjamin H. Mirin

Last updated: January 31, 2023

New York, United States

Benjamin H. Mirin hails from Brooklyn, New York. Deeply committed to the next generation of conservationists, he is a wearer of many hats.

Mirin is a musician, scientist, and explorer who makes every effort to communicate his love for nature to children and youth around the world. Combining his passion for music-making with his expert knowledge of biology and environmental sciences, Mirin has garnered the unique title of Wildlife DJ.

He works tirelessly to inspire love and admiration for the outdoor world through the digital manipulation of recorded plants, animals, and more. Mirin’s groundbreaking work in acoustic biology is supported by many prestigious groups including the National Geographic Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Source: Great Canadian Orchestra Field Trip, Episode 3 Learner’s Companion

Projects & initiatives

Great Canadian Orchestra Field Trip

Join orchestras, musicians, activists, and scientists from coast to coast on a musical journey. This free video-on-demand learning series explores the transformative power of music and art in the climate emergency.