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Noise: The Invisible Pollutant

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By 2050, an estimated one million new individuals are expected to make their home in the Metro Vancouver area. This projected influx of new residents is in line with the UN’s prediction that 68% of the world population will live in urban centres by 2050 which will inevitably result in more noise pollution—creating harmful urban environments that will need constant monitoring. Noise can be defined as any undesirable sound that provokes discomfort. Beyond being an inconvenience, extended... Read more

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