Dr. Daniel Fink ponders how much noise he makes and how he can reduce it after reading Paige Towers’ article on what we can do to reduce our noise footprint.
Increasing urban noise is affecting Dublin, just as it is affecting other large cities. Dr. Daniel Fink writes that steps can be taken to make all cities quieter.
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.
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.
Gal Beckerman in “The Case for Covering Your Ears,” writes about the importance of being silent and of hearing silence in a noisy world.