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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Kylie Knott

Kylie Knott

After many years with the Post, Kylie Knott found her calling on the culture and lifestyle desk. She writes about the environment, animal welfare, food and the arts.