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February gloom

We had both been feeling a bit cooped up so yesterday, despite the overcast sky and a relentless raw wind, we decided to take a stroll down to the nearby nature reserve at Stanford Warren. 219 more words


Man-made underwater sound may have wider ecosystem effects than previously thought

February 5th, 2016. Underwater sound linked to human activity could alter the behaviour of seabed creatures that play a vital role in marine ecosystems, according to new research from the University of Southampton. 723 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

311 Seems To Be A Joke...

So far, I’ve made two noise complaints on the 311 website about the honking in the neighborhood. One on Saturday and one yesterday. While the response, or turnaround time has been fairly quick (ie: complaint sent to the appropriate police precinct), the results have been nil. 523 more words



sounds of heavy rain
refrigerator is hushed
I can hear my thoughts



Don't be Horny Please!

What? Oh Yes! You read that right. Keep Calm and Don’t Get Horny…nahi toh aunty police bula legi!

That gentleman from behind is not blind. 765 more words

Social Issues

NYC Noise Code

NYC overhauled its noise code in 2007 and it’s been in effect since then. You can find it here.

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FAIR-Emanuel Meeting: What Now?

Representatives of Fair Allocation in Runways (FAIR) met with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday, January 27, only to have the Mayor tell them that he would “probably not” respond to noise and pollution complaints as the group had hoped. 249 more words

50th Ward Chicago