Noise Pollution

On Edge

Sonic Tonic

Millions of people in cities rely on recorded nature sounds to manage sleep and stress, and scientists are slowly understanding why it works.
Anjali Nayar
12.6.17
The Noise

Noise Pollution Hits Segregated Cities Hardest

A new study explores the unequal burden of noise on communities across the US.
Ankita Rao
7.25.17
You're Killing Me

It's Not Looking Good for People Who Live in Big Cities

Start spreading the news.
Jesse Hicks
6.5.17
Sleep

I Tried Nap Cafes to Help Deal With My Insomnia

Like nearly everyone in Hong Kong, I sought solace from the noise.
Justin Heifetz​​
4.27.17
Canada

A New Pipeline In Canada Could Cause Marine Species to Be Flooded With Noise

BC just gave the Kinder Morgan pipeline the go-ahead. Shipping traffic will increase, and with it, marine noise.
Sarika Cullis-Suzuki
1.12.17
Holy Shit

Loud Noises Are Slowly Ruining Your Health

Noise pollution is a lot worse for you than you may have thought.
David Hillier
10.25.16
Health

Loud Noises Are Slowly Ruining Your Health

Noise pollution is a lot worse for you than you may have thought.
David Hillier
10.25.16
Stuff

Not Expanding Heathrow Would Be Crazy, and Here's Why

Ideally, London would not have to build a brand new $78 billion island in the Thames called "Boris."
Martin Robbins
7.6.15
Motherboard Blog

Noise Pollution Is Hurting Your Heart

Live near an airport? All that noise is doing in your heart, never mind your sanity.
Mat McDermott
10.11.13
Motherboard Blog

For the Sake of the Birds, We Humans Need to Keep Our Voices Down

In urban areas all our human noise is making it difficult for some birds the hear one another, and find mates.
Mat McDermott
3.14.13
Motherboard Blog

Man-Made Noise Pollution is Seriously Harshing Blue Whales' Mellow

Blue whales, the largest mammals on Earth, have long been revered as gentle giants roaming their way through the world's oceans, sucking back krill by the ton and serenading each other with their majestic songs. It sounds like a peaceful existence...
Derek Mead
2.29.12