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How noise pollution is changing animal behaviour

Noise pollution, generally an unintended byproduct of urbanisation, transport and industry, is a key characteristic of human development and population growth. In some cases, it is produced intentionally, for example when ...

dateDec 18, 2015 in Ecology
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Ding dong measurement on high

Bells are a popular source of festive delight during the Christmas period – and now beautiful images showing in unprecedented detail how bells vibrate to make a harmonious sound have been produced by the commercial team ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Engineering
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Marine airgun noise could cause turtle trauma

Scientists from the University of Exeter are warning of the risks that seismic surveys may pose to sea turtles. Widely used in marine oil and gas exploration, seismic surveys use airguns to produce sound waves that penetrate ...

dateNov 23, 2015 in Ecology
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