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Taking a Decibel Diet: How to Reduce Noise in Your Life & Home

Taking a Decibel Diet: How to Reduce Noise in Your Life & Home

Whilst we have to accept some road traffic noise, barking dogs and noisy neighbours in today’s urban sprawls, we don’t have to just grin and bear it. Especially when it starts to affect our home life and health. Here are 5 things you can try at home to start your decibel diet.

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NoiseNews Round-Up: Inconceivable! – Noise Dampens Chances of Getting Pregnant?

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Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with another NoiseNews Round-Up. I’ll be bringing you some of the latest and quirkiest noise-related news stories from around the world. In this edition, I’m looking at whether noisy roads dampen the chances of getting pregnant, the noise problems of the super rich, howling hounds and Heathrow. Let’s get started.

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New York Turned into the Sound Laboratory of the World

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If someone asked me what does New York city sound like, the first things that spring to mind are sirens and honking car horns – after all, New York isn’t known as the city that doesn’t sleep for nothing. But, like many other metropolis around the world, it seems its citizens are waking up to the fact this may not be something to boast about when it comes to cityscape noise pollution.

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NoiseNews Round-Up: Legoland, Silent Discos, Warring Councils & Dementia

NoiseNews Round-Up: Legoland, Silent Discos, Warring Councils & Dementia

Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with the NoiseNews Round-Up. I’ll be bringing you some of the latest and quirkiest noise-related news stories from around the world. In this edition, I’m looking at plans for a new Legoland, drum & bass music being replaced by a silent disco, councils warring over noise and how noise pollution is a possible factor in the onset of dementia. Let’s get started.

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NoiseNews: Something Fishy Going on in British Waters?

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The seas around Britain may be getting too noisy. So noisy in fact that fish species such as cod and haddock are having difficulty communicating with each other. If their chatter is being obscured, it could affect their ability to breed at a time when stock numbers are recovering. It has long been recognised that large marine mammals are susceptible to Read More…

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NoiseNews Round-Up: Noisiest Dogs, Pokémon Go, Cinema Snacks & Opera

NoiseNews Round-Up: Noisiest Dogs, Pokémon Go, Cinema Snacks & Opera

Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with the NoiseNews Round-Up. I’ll be bringing you some of the latest and quirkiest noise-related news stories from around the world. In this edition, I’m looking at the top 10 noisiest dogs, Pokémon Go, cinema snacks and opera. Let’s get started.

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