Presentation on theme: "Sound pollution is excessive, displeasing human, animal or machine-created environmental noise that disrupts the activity of human or animal."— Presentation transcript:
Sound pollution is excessive, displeasing human, animal or machine-created environmental noise that disrupts the activity of human or animal
Vehicles in the city especially during peak hours contribute to sound pollution in the city.
Construction of buildings, houses, and shops also results in sound pollution around us which make us feel uncomfortable!
Production of woods by using heavy machine indirectly can also cause sound pollution around us.
The end to the causes of sound pollution…..
Hearing Problems: Exposure to noise can damage our ear. Hearing impairment due to noise pollution can either be temporary or permanent. When the sound level crosses the 70 decibel mark, it becomes noise for the ear. Noise levels above 80 decibels produce damaging effects to the ear. When ear is exposed to extreme loud noise (above 100 decibels) for a considerable period of time, it can cause irreparable damage and lead to permanent hearing loss.
Sleep Disturbances: This is one of the noise pollution effects that can deter your overall well being. Noise can interrupt a good night's sleep, and when this occurs, the person feels extremely annoyed and uncomfortable. People deprived of uninterrupted sleep show a sharp dip in their energy levels which often results into extreme fatigue. This can considerably decrease a person's ability to work efficiently.
Mental Health Problems: Exposure to loud sound can lead to elevated stress levels as well as stimulate violent behavior. A constant noise in the vicinity can also trigger headaches, make people tense and anxious, and disturb emotional balance.
If you live in a noisy city or near an airport, you can reduce noise in your home considerably by installing dual-paned windows, weather stripping, and even added insulation. As a bonus, these changes can also reduce your heating and cooling bills, and help the environment!