How to make your town quieter? Urge your local government to “Buy Quiet” when machinery, tools, and equipment are replaced. And encourage local businesses, too!
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the Quiet Parks International initiative, a project founded by Gordon Hempton, author of “One Square Inch of Silence.” Click to learn how you can join.
99% Invisible looks at city noise and its impact on our health via interviews with a design critic, academics, and a sound designer who wants a more thoughtful approach to sound.
Complementing David Owen’s article in The New Yorker on noise pollution is this video that discusses why noise pollution is more dangerous than we realize.
The New Yorker asks: Is noise the next big public health crisis? Writer David Owen addresses the question with the help of several Quiet Coalition founders.
Aircraft noise is a problem inside the plane, too, says Dr. Daniel Fink. He wears noise-canceling headphones when he flies and recommends that you do, too.