Photo credit: Arthur Brognoli from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition, and Honorary Chair, Quiet American Skies To live with the rare hearing condition, hyperacusis, a disorder that makes it more difficult for the person to deal with every day sounds, forces the individual to plan a
Photo credit: Viktor Mogilat from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition, and Honorary Chair, Quiet American Skies Loud, noisy vehicles are indeed impacting adversely on the health of residents worldwide. Thus, it was not surprising to read that the City of Ghent in northwest Belgium has passed
Photo credit: Martha Nelson licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition In many parts of the country, everyone is waiting for the emergence of Brood X cicadas. Cicadas have adopted an interesting survival strategy: They develop underground for 17 years and only emerge in such large numbers that their predators
Suspicion confirmed: drones are "a noisy nuisance,” says the majority of submissions made to an inquiry formed to address complaints arising during a drone delivery trial. Let’s hope they aren’t coming soon to your neighborhood.