Is noise pollution damaging our health? The evidence says yes. Noise has been recognized as a public health hazard for over 50 years. So why isn’t the U.S. government regulating it?
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Are electric vehicles as quiet as promised? Jeanine Botta of Silence the Horns is not convinced. Click here to find out why.
Human noise pollution wreaks havoc U.S. wildlife, but thoughtful management of our protected areas can make things better.
Is man-made noise making desert insects disappear? Not entirely, but ecologists are concerned about how noise affects some insect groups and the animals that prey on them.