Michigan scientists are studying the natural soundscape. Dr. Daniel Fink says the soundscape is also an indicator of environmental health, because natural quiet is good for all living things.
Want to adopt a pup but don’t want your neighbors to hate you? Yahoo Lifestyle has a list of the 20 quietest breeds of dogs.
David Sykes writes about the exciting research on the biological effects of noise on birds by Dr. Jesse Barber.
Research shows that birds living near airports are exposed to extreme noise that makes them more aggressive. Not surprising, as studies show noise exacerbates aggression in humans.
After a New Year’s fireworks display resulted in the death of hundreds of birds, Devon council in the UK is enforcing a noise limit on future displays.
Complementing David Owen’s article in The New Yorker on noise pollution is this video that discusses why noise pollution is more dangerous than we realize.