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Fish have ears, so man-made noise threatens their survival

April 11, 2018

An ‘acoustic fog’ from motorboat noise, underwater construction and other man-made marine sounds can threaten the survival of…
Noise pollution causes chronic stress in birds, hindering reproduction

January 9, 2018

Birds exposed to constant noise from oil and gas operations show physiological signs of chronic stress and—in some…
Whales swim away from noises created by human activities

August 18, 2017

Oceans are becoming increasingly noisy. People don’t usually think about noise pollution in that way but it is…
Whales turn tail at ocean mining noise

August 17, 2017

A new international study has measured the effect of loud sounds on migrating humpback whales as concern grows…
Noise pollution loudest in black neighborhoods, segregated cities

July 27, 2017

As the number of white residents in a neighborhood declines, noise rises. But noise pollution is inescapable in…
Noise pollution from fracking may harm human health

January 13, 2017

Fracking creates noise at levels high enough to harm the health of people living nearby, according to the first…
Man-made underwater sound may have wider ecosystem effects than previously thought

February 5, 2016

Underwater sound linked to human activity could alter the behaviour of seabed creatures that play a vital role…
We are exposed to harmful ultrasound in public buildings

January 21, 2016

Our bodies are constantly surrounded by a variety of potentially harmful waves – we all carry mobile phones,…
New International Standards Needed To Manage Ocean Noise

September 3, 2015

As governments and industries expand their use of high-decibel seismic surveys to explore the ocean bottom for resources,…
The sounds of science – melting of iceberg creates surprising ocean din

July 12, 2013

There is growing concern about how much noise humans generate in marine environments through shipping, oil exploration and…
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