I wrote this as a free share to raise awareness about greater public health risk from combined pollution, e.g. air plus noise pollution worse than either alone.
Mayes, Jan L. (2019, Oct 5). Education report: Canada federal air pollution plus noise pollution public policy.
Sound isn’t just about the tone or loudness. It’s about the quality of sounds and the feelings they trigger. The memories the soundscape evokes. The crack of a baseball bat and cheers from a Little League game at the nearby park. Kids getting called in for dinner. Bikes whizzing by. Seagulls screeching as they try to steal french fries near the beach snack stand.
Continue reading My SoundScape Listening Memories
Let’s save all Earth’s species – living on land, air, and underwater – from all pollution including noise, air, and light.
Originally shared on Earth Day 2019 at Right to Quiet Society website.
Feature image from Unsplash.
This free pdf Community noise, hearing health, and communication is a plain language version of:
Mayes, Jan L. (2019, Feb 18). Urban noise levels are high enough to damage auditory sensorineural health. Sound and the Healthy City, special issue of the Cities and Health Journal, Routlegdge. DOI 10.1080/23748834.2019.1577204
Feature image by Kate Kalvach on Unsplash
This pdf was originally published as:
Mayes, Jan L. (2018, Spring). Noise discrimination against people with hearing loss, tinnitus and hyperacusis. The Right to Quiet Society Noise Letter.