New York City observes International Noise Awareness Day with a workshop and soundwalk at NYU, an interactive program in Flatbush, and a Science of Sound program in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Click here to learn more.
Trump administration, oil companies threaten marine wildlife, but conservation activists and a bipartisan group in congress is fighting back.
Is noise pollution damaging our health? The evidence says yes. Noise has been recognized as a public health hazard for over 50 years. So why isn’t the U.S. government regulating it?
The CDC has started a campaign to educate the public about the dangers of noise at sports events. This is good news, but real change will require government regulation.
It’s long been known that hospital noise is bad for health. Dr. Arline Bronzaft wrote about the serious health effects of noise on patients and staff 20 years ago. But the studies continue, as does the noise.
85 dB is not a safe noise level to prevent hearing loss, says Dr. Daniel Fink. Click here to learn about Dr. Fink’s article in The Hearing Journal on why 85 dB is not safe.