Quantcast

Latest Noise pollution Stories

2013-03-01 23:19:14

Studies Show Excessive Sound Levels in Health Clubs and Gyms Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Fitness4HomeOnline.com, a division of Arizona´s top-rated specialty fitness dealer Fitness 4 Home Superstore, recommends people evaluate noise levels if they work out in health clubs and gyms. In many cases, sound exposure exceeds guidelines for decibel levels. In these cases, Fitness4HomeOnline.com advises exercisers to wear the proper ear protection or conduct workouts in their home...

Ship Noise Makes Crabs Cranky
2013-02-27 15:07:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Private industry rarely has a stake in conservation, but a new study shows that reducing aquatic noise pollution could provide a financial boost for the fishing industry. A new study published in the journal Biology Letters found that the sounds of ship noise ramp up crab metabolism, potentially resulting in lower yields for commercial crabbers. Citing growing evidence that shows even a single noise exposure can affect a variety...

2013-02-04 23:02:12

Acoustical Solutions, Inc., industry leader in soundproofing and noise control, published an infographic on the growing issue of noise pollution in our daily environment. Harmful effects of noise pollution include factors that lower quality of life and even damage your health. Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) February 04, 2013 The world around us is getting noisier, and people in developed nations of all ages are paying the price. According to the BBC World Service´s special ℠The Noisy...

Higher Pitch Bird Songs Are Louder
2013-01-11 19:07:25

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Have you ever been to oh, let´s say, New York City or Chicago? Maybe Philadelphia or even downtown Fort Worth? If you have and you are, like me, a lover of city life and city residents, you will have noticed that the inhabitants of these cities move a little faster, have a little less patience and talk quite a bit louder. Is it the environment that drives these actions and behaviors? Does the city just attract these...

2012-12-29 05:01:43

ASI, the industry leader in soundproofing and noise control, now offers wave-patterned Whisperwave Ribbon Baffles providing superior sound absorption with a beautiful organic design. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Acoustical baffles are vertically suspended sound absorption products that are often used to acoustically treat gymnasiums, halls, lobbies, manufacturing facilities, and other large spaces with high ceilings. By hanging from above, baffles reside in a space where sound...

Noise Pollution Affects Wildlife And Ecosystems
2012-12-16 06:21:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and its partners - including Colorado State University and The Wilderness Society - have developed a new tool that is being used by scientists and land managers to model how noise travels through landscapes and affects species and ecosystems. Noise pollution is a major factor in land and wildlife management decisions such as where to locate new roads or recreational trails. The new tool,...

2012-12-15 05:01:34

Acoustical Solutions Reflects on This Year´s News of Rising Noise Levels in Public and Private Spaces Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 2012 saw increased media attention on the issue of rising noise levels in public facilities such as hospitals, schools, restaurants, as well as in urban residences. Outlets such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and even The Today Show produced stories on the negative and noisy effects of new design trends and increasing population...

2012-11-20 22:52:39

Study looks at what makes flycatchers change their song length Do birds change their tune in response to urban noise? It depends on the bird species, according to Dr. Alejandro Ariel Ríos-Chelén from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and colleagues. Their work shows that while some birds do adapt their songs in noisy conditions by means of frequency changes, others like the vermilion flycatchers adapt their song by means of...


Word of the Day
ramage
  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
Related