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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Noise pollution impacts our ability to hear Nature

When you go for a walk outside, what do you hear? The gentle breeze as it filters through the trees? A bird’s song? Or are you too overwhelmed by the sounds of construction and passing cars to hear anything at all? According to new research, when you leave your house, you’re likely not hearing Mother Nature’s chorus. Instead, you’re probably trying to ignore sounds like the car alarm that won’t shut off  — essentially blocking out all the sounds around you

Read more: http://www.mnn.com/health/healthy-spaces/stories/noise-pollution-impacts-our-ability-to-hear-nature#ixzz3SRy0MHG9




Carolina Wren knocking out millet seeds

I live on 5 acres in the country...yet have to deal with the noise from a neighbor who crushes cars and another who drives a big truck with a huge boom box. Makes me want to move.  Yet according to the chart. Not many places in the US are "noise free". 

It would help if our local officials would enforce the Noise laws. 

Do you have Noise Pollution where you live? If so how do you deal with it? 

Wishing, Love, Peace, Health, and Wealth to ALL!  

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