The Impact of Noise Pollution on Birds and Humans
Case study of New Delhi | NOISE POLLUTION
Delhi never ceases to be in the news. It is the capital of India, a hotspot of political drives and a hotbed of protest. However, the city has also been grabbing headlines for one more reason- its alarming level of pollution that has made it the most polluted city in the world. In India, air pollution is referred to as the silent and fifth largest killer in India. According to the WHO, the country has the highest death rate from asthma and chronic respiratory ailments in the world, as air pollution does irreversible lung damage to more than 50 per cent of children. Things went out of the hands when the Supreme Court of India had to intervene on November 25,
Environmental Studies - Noise Pollution
Environmental Evidence volume 9 , Article number: 20 Cite this article. Metrics details. Ecological research now deals increasingly with the effects of noise pollution on biodiversity. Indeed, many studies have shown the impacts of anthropogenic noise and concluded that it is potentially a threat to the persistence of many species.
This paper describes an assessment of noise caused by railway traffic in a large Latin American city. Measurements were taken of noise levels generated by trains passing through residential neighborhoods with and without blowing their horns. Noise maps were also calculated showing noise pollution generated by the train traffic.