Noise Pollution : An Underrated Environmental Pollution Essay

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Yuemeng Ma ENVS*1030 Oct 7, 2016 Noise Pollution: An Underrated Environmental Pollution In April of 2011, WHO and the European Union Cooperative Research Center published a comprehensive report on the impact of noise on human health, " Burden of disease from environmental noise". This is the most comprehensive study of noise pollution in recent years. Noise pollution is not only annoying, poor sleep, but also can trigger heart disease, learning disabilities and tinnitus and other diseases, but also reducing human life. Noise hazards have become the second killer of human health after air pollution nowadays. Noise pollution is an unwanted sound that interrupted the regular activities of human and the entire environment. There has a particular article, which called “Noise Pollution”, was written by Michael Bloch. He was saying that that noise pollution is an increasingly serious environmental problem - it is far from being just a worry because it has a very real negative impact on humans (beyond tinnitus) and wildlife. there are a number of health issues and environment issues associated with noise pollution nowadays. (Michael, 2012). Upon the studies that scientists have done so far, it clearly shows that there are a number of health issues and environment issues associated with noise pollution nowadays. To begin with, the first point that Michael brought to the article is when human exposure to moderately high levels of noise can elevate blood pressure within eight hours,

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