How to minimize your noise footprint

How to minimize your noise footprint

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 affecting Dublin

Increasing urban noise affecting Dublin

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.

What is a safe noise exposure level for the public?

What is a safe noise exposure level for the public?

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.

NYC observes International Noise Awareness Day

NYC observes International Noise Awareness Day

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.

On being silent in a noisy world

On being silent in a noisy world

Gal Beckerman in “The Case for Covering Your Ears,” writes about the importance of being silent and of hearing silence in a noisy world.

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