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Unformatted text preview: six foot tall speakers. We may also drown out certain loud noises with other loud noises, like listening to music while cutting grass. Both of these examples are damaging to our ears because it is overly excessive and the sound waves damage our ear drums. Noise pollution affects our environment as well. Birds, insects and various mammals use sounds to attract mates and communicate to one another. Their voices cannot compete with heavy machinery and loud music. This means they cannot find a mate and look elsewhere, pushing animals out of urban environments. Noise pollution has an effect on our bodies and our environments. There have been barriers put next to high ways and at terminals at airports and at factories where heavy machinery operate. Noise pollutes our minds, bodies and environments. With that in mind we must remember to find a quiet place to collect our thoughts and stabilize our minds and bodies....
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- Spring '08