I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to observe diverse ecosystems and their denizens in different countries over the past few years. These eco-travels also offered real-life lessons in physical geography, ethno-botany, and native culture – ecosystem relationships. When life gets hectic as it often does in the concrete jungle of this capital city, […]
The detrimental impacts of noise pollution stemming from human activities on human health have been clearly established. Pharmacological intervention is required in some cases to cope with these impacts which have been shown to include increasing incidences of heart disease, hypertension, stroke, diabetes, vascular dysfunction, oxidative stress, and higher levels of cortisol (stress hormone) (Ref 1,2).