(wildlifehc.org April 15,2021) If you’ve ever tried to get work done to the soundtrack of a lawnmower or rattling air vent, then you know that background noise can hamper everyday activities. Humans, however, aren’t the only ones impacted by noise (defined as unwanted and/or harmful sound). Since many animals rely on their sense of sound for survival, they are particularly vulnerable to the problems that noise pollution (prolonged exposure to noise) cancause. Here are four activities that can be impeded in noisy environments: Read Full Article here
(news.cornell.edu August 19, 2021) The risk of airplanes colliding with birds jumps by as much as 400% during periods of migration, according to new research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and partners, who have been looking for patterns in bird-strike data from three New York City-area airports. Read Full Article here
(macleans.ca St. Joseph Communications 2022) The fact that airplanes are climate-damaging fuel hogs—aviation accounts for two per cent of human-caused climate change—has been obvious to the travelling public for some time. What’s becoming increasingly clear, though, is that spending even more jet fuel may be necessary to deal with the sector’s bigger contributor to the heating climate: contrails. As the airline industry puzzles over how to decarbonize, researchers are rapidly gathering an understanding of how these anthropogenic cloud formations add to global warming, and how they might be avoided. Read Full Article here
(nhregister.com March 30,2021) EAST HAVEN — Neighbors and opponents of Tweed New Haven Regional Airport again voiced their concerns and frustrations over the airport and its expansion plans, this time at their own forum Tuesday night. Read Full Article here
(nhregister.com March 31,2022) EAST HAVEN — Mayor Joseph Carfora took a firm stance against Tweed New Haven Airport’s proposed expansion Wednesday night, comparing what he called a “limited economic benefit” the town might see to the “burden” it would bring. Read Full Article here
(newhavenindependent.org March 31, 2022) Tweed New Haven Airport’s smooth-gliding expansion plans hit some political turbulence, as East Haven Mayor Joseph Carfora announced that, “at this time,” he is opposed to the construction of a new terminal in his town. Read Full Article here
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Spring may be a welcome season for many, but for children with asthma, the pollen that comes with it can mean difficulty breathing. It is something Yale researchers are studying as they look to improve air quality.
(wtnh.com March 24, 2022) EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Lianne Audette lives in a little home on the beach in East Haven with her dog, Birdie. It is mostly peaceful until a plane from Tweed-New Haven Airport flies over.
“It sounds like an earthquake. I’ve lived in California. I know what an earthquake sounds like. It’s like the worst thunderstorm you can imagine, right next to you,” Audette said. Read full article here.
(nhregister.com March 25, 2022) Tweed New Haven Regional Airport neighbors and opponents of airport expansion who have been frustrated by the lack of information flowing their way will hold their own airport forum in a “Tweed Talk” meeting Tuesday night at East Haven’s Hagaman Memorial Library. Read full article here.