Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 21, 2020

Noise Pollution Threatens Animals and Humans

National Parks Conservation Association reports

A growing body of research shows that noise can be harmful to humans and animals. Can natural quiet be saved?

Research has shown that the modern whir not only affects the behavior of wild animals, it’s also making us sick. High noise levels have been linked to heart disease, stroke, sleep disturbance and reduced workplace productivity. A 2011 World Health Organization report suggested that traffic noise significantly cut healthy life expectancy among Western Europeans.

Read full story at Hush… · National Parks Conservation Association

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