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5 City Sounds That Contribute to Noise Pollution

“It’s too loud!”

“I can’t hear you!”

“Hearing sirens during my morning yoga session isn’t calming at all!”

If you’ve ever lived in an urban city, you might understand the phrase “you get used to it.” These days, cities suffer from noise pollution. Whenever a zooming police car blares its sirens or the subway car goes whizzing by, you instinctively speak louder or turn up the volume on your iPhone. But after living or working in the city for months or maybe even years, sensory overload ensues and risks of hearing loss increase.

In order to answer this big question, Listen Carefully took the city bus to the biggest downtown block and absorbed sounds from all around us.

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