Noise pollution causes chronic stress in birds, with health consequences for young

A new study by CU Boulder researchers found that blue birds nesting near noisy oil and gas operations have hormonal changes similar to people with PTSD, smaller nestlings and fewer eggs that hatch

Noise pollution causes chronic stress in birds, with health consequences for young

Birds exposed to the persistent noise of natural gas compressors show symptoms remarkably similar to those in humans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, new research shows.

Mon 8 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Noise pollution causes birds to develop PTSD

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder have found that noise pollution near oil and gas operations can cause birds to suffer with symptoms that resemble PTSD in humans. ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Daily Mail

Oil and gas noise pollution hinders bird reproduction

Oil machinery stresses birds, leading to fewer eggs and weaker hatchlings.

Wed 10 Jan 18 from ZME Science

Oil and Gas Drilling Is Causing Birds to Have Fewer Chicks

Mon 8 Jan 18 from National Geographic

Industrial Noise Pollution Causes Chronic Stress, Reproductive Problems in Birds

A new study by CU Boulder researchers found that blue birds nesting near noisy oil and gas operations have hormonal changes similar to people with PTSD, smaller nestlings and fewer eggs that ...

Tue 9 Jan 18 from Newswise

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