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Latest Noise pollution Stories

2012-09-02 23:04:59

An Australian company Noise Complaint Pty Ltd has launched a new website aimed at deterring noisy neighbours who seem to have a complete disregard for the mental anguish and financial damage they

Underwater Noise Pollution Impedes Whale Communications
2012-08-16 06:01:53

According to new research, high levels of background noise have reduced the ability of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales to communicate with each other by about two-thirds.

UC Research Promises Reduced Noise In Automobiles
2012-08-14 12:52:33

UC research featuring a mathematical model for quick-response, noise-cancellation designed to minimize sudden and unexpected noise caused by road hazards – bumps or potholes for example – will be presented in New York City Aug. 19-22.

Whales Coping With Undersea Noise
2012-07-17 18:36:16

Because extremely loud noises can travel underwater for thousands of miles, they cause over a quarter-million sea creatures to suffer some kind of hearing loss every year, a number experts warn is on the rise.

House Sparrows Threatened By Urban Noise
2012-07-13 10:56:05

In the United Kingdom, the house sparrow population has been in decline since the 1970s, and noise pollution could be linked to the mortality rate being observed in young house sparrows across the country. Researchers believe man-made noise could keep adult birds from hearing the hunger calls of their dependent offspring.

2012-07-07 23:01:26

Communicating with family members is a vital part of staying connected.

2012-07-06 11:40:42

If you're concerned about losing your hearing because of noise exposure (earbud deafness syndrome), a new discovery published online in the FASEB Journal offers some hope.

Exposure To Traffic Noise Leads To Higher Heart Attack Risk
2012-06-22 05:45:10

According to a study published in the journal PLoS ONE, exposure to traffic noise could lead to a higher risk of having a heart attack.


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