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The Noise Pollution Ecosystem

NOISE POLLUTION ECOSYSTEM CONSTRUCTION 1 90 DECIBELS 2 TRAIN HORN 1100ECIBELS 3 3 LIGHT TRAFFIC ln 80 DECIBELS D HEAVY TRAFFIC 100 DECIBELS 5 WILD FROGS CROAK 100DECIBELS 4 WILD BIRDS 80DECIBELS DECIBELS BIRDS ARE 20% MORE LIKELY TO CHOOSE A QUIET AREA TO NEST NOISY AREAS DETER BIRDS THAT ARE VITAL TO SEED DISPERSAL AND TREE GROWTH. ARE MEASURED ON A SCALE FROGS CROAKS CAN BE DAMPENED BY UP TO 98% IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS WHAT MAY LOOK LIKE JUST A COUPLE DECIBELS CAN BE INCREASED NOISE POLLUTION COULD LEAD TO LESS REPRODUCTION AND DECLINING POPULATIONS OF SOME FROGS. 2X AS LOUD www.soundfighter.com www.lauxen.net/conecte/referencias/Parris_2009b.pdf www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/s0960982209013281 www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/calling-frogs-high-pitched-struggle.htm

The Noise Pollution Ecosystem

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The Noise Pollution Ecosystem Infographic shows how noise pollution effects the environment. Earth Day 2013

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