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Hospitals and Noise (again)

Hospitals and Noise – an update If you have spent time in a hospital, you might have noticed how LOUD they are. (Remember in the olden days, there were signs outside hospitals, telling you to be quiet? Not anymore.  Inside … Continue reading

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Probably NOT the best way to deal with noise

Here you can read about how a neighbour dealt with unappreciated noise!

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A wee addition to the most recent post

Yes, leafblowers definitely annoy a lot of people.  This link came to me via France. Enjoy it! It hits the nail, quietly, on many heads. Merci!

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Leaf Blowers

Leaf blower ban The town of Beaconsfield, which is part of Montreal, has banned gas powered leaf blowers. (It would appear as though the process and the seeming lack of consultation has annoyed a good number of residents, which is … Continue reading

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Misophonia

Misophonia –  again Here is a piece from someone who is deeply afflicted with misophonia (“hatred of sound”.) (An instance – the chewing of gum by students in a classroom is devastating for her!) I hope that none of you … Continue reading

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Narwhals

Narwhals Apparently narwhals have been hard to track.  But recently, researchers were able to tag six of them with microphones.  Here is a New Yorker article about their findings. You can click on the hot links in the article to … Continue reading

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Songbirds and Noise in Canada Now that it is into spring, and birds are out singing, I thought I would connect you to this article about the impact of noise pollution on songbirds. Studies in Manitoba show that certain songbirds … Continue reading

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