Deer change nature’s soundscape, just like humans do. But deer do it unintentionally by eating the underbrush that provides acoustical privacy for song birds.
Suspicion confirmed: drones are “a noisy nuisance,” says the majority of submissions made to an inquiry formed to address complaints arising during a drone delivery trial. Let’s hope they aren’t coming soon to your neighborhood.
The first autism-certified water park opens in Florida, which must be exciting for people with autism and their families. Hope this takes off and more options become available to people who can’t tolerate noise.
Noisy restaurants are a problem in Seattle. Not surprising, as it is nearly impossible to find a restaurant that isn’t impossibly loud anywhere in the U.S.
What is a safe noise exposure level for the public? It’s not 85 dB, even though that occupational standard is wrongly cited as safe for the public by too many organizations that should know better.
Quiet Victory: D.C. bans gas-powered leaf blowers. Quiet Clean DC, working with The Quiet Coalition and Quiet Communities, has delivered a win for every living thing that breathes and has ears.