Gordon Hempton launches Quiet Parks International, and The Quiet Coalition’s co-founder, Dr. Arline Bronzaft, will serve on the group’s advisory board.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the importance of reducing urban noise, noting that research shows that urban dwellers are suffering from the harmful effects of noise.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about the problem people with hearing loss are having in the age of coronavirus—masks interfere with understanding speech.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft reviews an article that talks about the impact of climate change on animals, adding that human noise interferes with animals, too.
The future of work is not in noisy offices, a NY Times survey says. David Sykes wonders if people working from home during lockdown will resist going back to their noisy offices.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes the lockdown is allowing us to hear nature. Given that loud urban noise negatively affects our health, its decrease is a good thing in this otherwise anxious time.