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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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The Sound of Growing Plants

Well, in particular, the sound of rhubarb growing. Yes, you can hear it grow. At least when it is grown in the dark. My dear spouse Mary found this link.  You have to check it out.  Firstly, because the sounds … Continue reading

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The Boston Typewriter Orchestra

Boston Typewriter Orchestra Today’s post is short, but introduces you to a group you probably have not heard of, doing something you probably have not thought of! (Oh, and belated Happy New Year!) I discovered this group the other evening … Continue reading

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Europe and noise

This article just came across my screen. Those Europeans are pretty serious about decreasing noise levels!    

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Do you commute? If yes, read this!

This came across my screen today, as part of an alert. I am passing it on to you, the NC readers.  The key finding?  Commuting is a noisy endeavour! The research was done in Toronto, so we even have Canadian … Continue reading

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Transit is Noisy!

Who would have thought that transit was noisy! My goodness, what an idea. Brakes, acceleration, bells, grinding, etc.  Yes, noisy. Toronto’s TTC seems to fit the bill.  Read all about it here. Definitely time to get those earplugs out.  They … Continue reading

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