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Twenty Thousand Hertz

134 EpisodesProduced by Dallas TaylorWebsite

A lovingly crafted podcast that reveals the stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds.

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Noise Pollution

Noise pollution is something we’ve all experienced. Road construction, motorcycles, passing aircraft - the list goes on and on. Other than being just plain annoying, what effect does noise pollution have on our lives? In this episode, we take a look at the physical and psychological effects of noise pollution on humans, as well as the wider and equally devastating environmental repercussions. Featuring Les Blomberg, executive director of the Noise Pollution Clearinghouse, and Rachel Buxton, acoustic ecologist, conservation biologist, and postdoctoral researcher at Colorado State University. 

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Episode transcript, music, and credits can be found here: https://www.20k.org/episodes/noisepollution

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