Singaporeans go barking mad over bid to silence dogs

A suggestion by Singapore`s public housing authority that owners of noisy dogs consider "debarking" their pets to avoid inconveniencing neighbours, has raised animal lovers` hackles in the city-state and prompted much ridicule on social media.

Right to freedom from noise pollution is fundamental: HC

The Allahabad High Court has held that the "right to freedom from noise pollution is a fundamental right".

Row over planes revives Belgium`s language war

In a political rumpus some would say could only happen in quirky Belgium, a dispute over new flight paths and noise pollution is reviving the nation`s language war just over two weeks before elections.

Road side noise beyond limit in Panchsheel Park: DPCC to NGT

Delhi Pollution Control Committee Monday informed the National Green Tribunal that roadside noise levels near Panchsheel Park area in South Delhi is beyond permissible limits.

Diwali effect: Noise pollution high, air pollution down in Delhi

Noise pollution in Delhi witnessed an upward trend this Diwali, as compared to six other metros like Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.

Too much exposure to noise can pose serious public health threat

A research team examined the latest research on noise`s impact on an array of health indicators- hearing loss, cardiovascular disease, cognitive performance and mental health, and sleep disturbance, reporting that noise exposure is a serious public health threat.

Birds sense speed limit when fleeing cars

Birds flee from the path of an incoming car on the basis of the posted speed limit, rather than the actual speed of the vehicle, a new study has found.

Air, noise pollution raise cardiovascular risk

Both air and noise pollution may increase an individual`s risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a study in which both factors were considered simultaneously.

Pune devotees find answer to noise pollution curbs

Some Ganeshotsav organisers in Pune follow a bizarre practice during immersions to by-pass noise pollution norms - abandoning the idols on the roadside after the noise ban becomes effective at midnight.

J&K Assembly asks govt to check noise pollution

The committee on environment of J&K Legislative Assembly has asked the state govt to take measures to check noise pollution in and around hospitals.

`Urban noise killing baby sparrows`

Noise in urban areas may be the key culprit behind the increasing mortality rate among young house sparrows, a study has suggested.

Noise pollution upsets Moss

Model Kate Moss is distressed due to the noise created by construction workers near her mansion.

MP Govt flouted noise pollution norms: Ajay Singh

MP Congress demanded that cases be filed against the chief minister and
top officials for violating noise pollution norms.

FIR against Sena leaders for noise pollution

An FIR was on Friday lodged against
organisers of Shiv Sena`s Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park here
for alleged violation of noise pollution norms.

Experts to debate noise pollution near airports

Experts and aircraft and engine manufacturers will share views and recommend adoption of world`s best practices at Indian airports.

How noise pollution affects marine life

Researchers have developed an approach that give a 3D simulated look inside the head of a Cuvier’s beaked whale, in a bid to understand the effects of noise pollution on marine life better.

Human noise pollution in oceans leading fish astray

Rising amount of human noise pollution in the ocean could lead fish away from good habitat and to their death, according to new research.

Dolphins face noise pollution in Chilika

The critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in the Chilika Lake may be coming to harm from increasing noise pollution from private tourist boats.

Explain steps against noise pollution: HC to Admn, municipality

Rajasthan High Court on Thursday asked
the local administration and city municipal corporation to
explain the measures taken to curb noise pollution, including
action in cases of complaints.

Noise pollution turning blue whales deaf

The world largest animal, the blue
whale is slowly turning deaf due to increasing noise pollution
in the ocean waters by humans, according to a new research.