Research suggests that urban noise pollution, such as construction work, can harm animals as well as humans. Photo: SCMP

Urban noise pollution: how loud city sounds harm animals – and threatens the survival of some species

  • Just as noise pollution can cause health problems for people, a British study suggests that it can negatively affect animals in urban environments, too
  • The University of Hong Kong is also conducting research into the impact of urban noise on bird communication in the city
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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Research suggests that urban noise pollution, such as construction work, can harm animals as well as humans. Photo: SCMP
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At the Amooma Spa & Sanctuary in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, virtual reality sessions offer the opportunity of a break from city life without the ordeal and inconvenience of airports and travel stress.

Spas and VR: new stress busting wellness experiences see you travel the world – even the moon – for meditation and relaxation

  • The latest in virtual reality provides the chance of a break from city life without the worry and inconvenience of airports and planning a trip abroad
  • Spas, wellness centres and even medical clinics are finding ways to use it to help clients relax and stay healthy
Topic |   Health and wellness

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At the Amooma Spa & Sanctuary in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, virtual reality sessions offer the opportunity of a break from city life without the ordeal and inconvenience of airports and travel stress.
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