News tagged with environmental noise

Canadians rally against wind power

Hundreds of Canadians demonstrated on Tuesday calling for an end to subsidies for wind power, saying noise from colossal turbines is making some people sick and driving down rural property prices.

dateApr 03, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Qubits in the quantum sea

(Phys.org)—"Quantum weirdness," a phrase related to the power and the un-intuitive nature of quantum reality, is expected to facilitate speeded-up computation—quantum computing—for performing certain specialized tasks, ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Study shows Human Sounds may Kill Fish

(PhysOrg.com) -- Anthropogenic, or human generated, sounds have the potential to significantly affect the lives of aquatic animals - from the individual animal’s well-being, right through to its reproduction, migration ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Ecology
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Lone whales shout to overcome noise (w/ Video)

Just like people in a bar or other noisy location, North American right whales increase the volume of their calls as environmental noise increases; and just like humans, at a certain point, it may become too costly to continue ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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