Dr. Daniel Fink points us to an article on hidden hearing loss that he says is a good primer about the condition, which makes it impossible for people to understand speech in noisy environments.
David Sykes wondered if anyone would take advantage of the pandemic-induced quiet for research purposes and was happy to hear about this young biologist studying birds and noise.
Gordon Hempton launches Quiet Parks International, and The Quiet Coalition’s co-founder, Dr. Arline Bronzaft, will serve on the group’s advisory board.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the importance of reducing urban noise, noting that research shows that urban dwellers are suffering from the harmful effects of noise.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about the problem people with hearing loss are having in the age of coronavirus—masks interfere with understanding speech.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft reviews an article that talks about the impact of climate change on animals, adding that human noise interferes with animals, too.