Noise in Georgia: Easter Feast
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Noise has emerged as a leading environmental risk to health and has been recognized as a threat to human well-being by the World Health Organization. Many aspects of our lives are affected by noise including our sleep, concentration, communication, and recreation.
JumpStart Georgia measured noise in different places in Georgia using a smartphone app and calculated how long it takes noise at each level to damage our hearing. To learn what are the consequences of noise pollution and how you can protect your hearing, see our visual: "Is the noise around you harmful?"