Dr. Daniel Fink shares a recent Physics Today article that introduces us to acoustic ecology, a field that explores the awareness of sound in response to noise pollution.
Human noise pollution impacts many species, from small insects to giant marine animals. Our noise is ubiquitous and needs to be controlled, as a quieter world is better for all living things.
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.