7 reasons to say no to fireworks

7 reasons to say no to fireworks

Treehugger gives us 7 reasons to say no to fireworks. We focused like a laser beam on the last two reasons–cruelty to animals and hearing loss–but the others are just as bad. Click to learn more.

Another promising lead for repairing hearing loss

Another promising lead for repairing hearing loss

by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This article reports yet another promising lead for repairing hearing loss from research done at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Sea anemones can repair hair cells on their tentacles that respond to vibration....
How a tsunami revealed human noise pollution

How a tsunami revealed human noise pollution

Photo credit: Calbear22, photo released into the public domain Phys.org reports how a tsunami that struck Hawaii in 2011–caused by the same earthquake that hit Japan and created the tsunami that triggered the Fukushima nuclear disaster–caused a temporary...
Faint Sound, Loud Impact

Faint Sound, Loud Impact

Faint Sound, Loud Impact: An interview with Kurt Fristrup, a senior scientist in the National Park Service’s Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division

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