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Noise pollution

20 Jan
Measures to reduce the noise from shipping vessels include modifying propellers and/or hulls and performing regular maintenance, vibrationally isolating machinery, implementing ship speed restrictions and incentivizing the use of fewer, larger vessels.
25 Dec
The constant rumble of traffic and people brings cities to life. But is it also making us sick? The ill-effects of noise pollution are now well documented, with cities declaring open war on the not-so-silent killer. The Down to Earth team takes a closer look.
2 Oct
Our oceans are louder than ever – thanks to huge container ships, offshore wind farms and gas exploration. The excessive noise renders whales deaf, kills plankton and scares fish away from their feeding grounds. What can industry do to help?

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