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A call for papers: Sound and the Healthy City

A call for papers: Sound and the Healthy City

Dr. Antonella Radicchi is lead editor for a special issue of Cities & Health that will address the topic of city sounds and health. Click here to learn how you can submit an original contributions for the issue.
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Urban Quiet Areas are Vital to Public Health

Urban Quiet Areas are Vital to Public Health

Dr. Antonella Radicchi outlines her novel mixed-methodology approach to identifying, assessing, and planning “everyday quiet areas” in cities. Read about her approach and the effort to protect existing quiet areas and plan for new ones.
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A World of (Environmental) Noise

A World of (Environmental) Noise

The CDC's recommendations for preventing hearing loss--avoid noise or wear earplugs--can lead to isolation and depression. John Drinkwater highlights the problems with earplugs and suggests an alternative: make public spaces safer for everyone to participate without risk of injury. 
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Another Silent Spring

Another Silent Spring

Through a cooperative, collaborative approach, based on sound scientific evidence, The Quiet Coalition intends to make the world a quieter place, one decibel at a time.
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