The importance of reducing urban noise

The importance of reducing urban noise

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.

How the lockdown allows us to hear nature

How the lockdown allows us to hear nature

Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes the lockdown is allowing us to hear nature. Given that loud urban noise negatively affects our health, its decrease is a good thing in this otherwise anxious time.

Rethinking sirens during the pandemic

Rethinking sirens during the pandemic

Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the omnipresent sirens blaring in New York City and wonders if post-pandemic legislation addressing siren volume may finally get enacted.

Good sounds during lockdown

Good sounds during lockdown

Not all loud sounds in the city are bad. Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the good sounds she looks forward to during the lockdown.

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