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Adverse Health Effects of Noise
The effects of noise are widespread and impose long-term consequences on health.
Commercial Ships Could Be Quieter, but They Aren't: Shipbuilding economics and lack of regulations are getting in the way of a quieter ocean
As the ocean drowns in sound, the number of studies showing the harmful effects of noise on marine life has surged. And so, too, have the projections for how loud things might soon become.
Berglund, Birgitta; Lindvall, Thomas
Critically reviews the adverse effects of community noise, including interference with communication, noise-induced hearing loss, annoyance responses, and effects on sleep, the cardiovascular and psyc...
Deputation Opposing Island Airport Expansion
It is absurd to have a major airport on a city's waterfront. The negative impacts -- air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, massively increased traffic, the risk of planes taking off and lan...
Drowning in Noise: Noise Costs of jet skis in America: A Report for the Noise Pollution Clearinghouse
Komanaff, Charles, Shaw, Howard
An analysis of the value of the lost enjoyment that jet ski noise introduces into beach environments.
Effects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Booms on Domestic Animals and Wildlife: A Literature Synthesis
This report was produced as the result of a cooperative research project between the National Ecology Research Center, Ft. Collins, Colorado and the Air Force Engineering and Services Center, Tyndall ...
Effects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Booms on Domestic Animals and Wildlife: Bibliographic Abstracts
Abstracts of bibliographic resources.
Environmental Noise: The Invisible Pollutant
Cavanaugh, William J.; Tocci, Gregory C.
The invisible pollutant of environmental noise can be tamed.
This booklet deals with environmental noise -- for example, noise from industrial sites, road and rail traffic, airports and fairgrounds.
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
The Global Battle Against Noise Pollution
Studies done in several European countries have demonstrated that noise can be a major killer. Awake or even asleep your brain and body react to sounds that increase the levels of stress hormones.
Wolkomir, Richard; Wolkomir, Joyce
Good neighbors keep their noise to themselves.
Noise Pollution: A Modern Plague
Goines, Lisa; Hagler, Louis
Environmental noise pollution, a form of air pollution, is a threat to health and well-being. It is more severe and widespread than ever before, and it will continue to increase in magnitude and seve...
Noise, Sovereignty, and Civility
Noise is caused by people and businesses claiming rights, usually property rights, to emit noise into the air, and by people who do not possess the civility to be good neighbors. While its effects are...
A Request For More Effective Regulation of jet skis
Jet skis produce noise pollution, water pollution, adversely impact wildlife and aquatic plants, and pose serious safety risks.
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Noise Pollution Cleaninghouse
The Noise Pollution Clearinghouse is a national non-profit organization with extensive online noise related resources. The Noise Pollution Clearinghouse seeks to: * Raise awareness about noise pollut...
Letter to Toronto City Council regarding jets at Toronto Island airport
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
We are writing to express grave concerns regarding the proposal to expand the Billy Bishop Airport to jets. We are community health physicians and are extremely alarmed by the potential health harm of...
Tales of Music and the Brain
Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he examines the power of music through the individaul experiences of patients, musi...
Negative Consequences of Noise On Overall Health
The combined toll of occupational, recreational and environmental noise exposure poses a serious public health threat going far beyond hearing damage, according to an international team of researchers...
Researchers find link between aircraft noise and heart disease
Exposure to high levels of aircraft noise is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, two studies find. Researchers found increased risks of stroke, coronary heart disease, and car...
Traffic Noise Increases the Risk of Having a Stroke, Study Suggests
Exposure to noise from road traffic can increase the risk of stroke, particularly in those aged 65 years and over.
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Organization profile published 2005
NoiseWatch (formerly Citizens' Coalition Against Noise) was a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to raising public awareness of the negative effects of noise, founded in November 1994.