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First Dark Sky Park in Australia Designated
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, dark sky park, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, health, interesting, light pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 104 days ago -
Warrumbungle National Park in west-central New South Wales (NSW) has been designated Australia's first IDA International Dark Sky Park, recognizing and protecting its key role in Australian astronomical research.
Light Pollution Hides Milky Way From 80 Percent Of North Americans, Atlas Shows
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, health, light pollution, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

- 132 days ago -
The luminous glow of light pollution prevents nearly 80% of people in North America from seeing the Milky Way in the night sky. That's according to a new atlas of artificial night sky brightness that found our home galaxy is now hidden from more than 1/3
Grand Canyon Designated a Dark Sky Park
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, green, health, interesting, protection, Light Pollution, Sustainabililty )

- 136 days ago -
The International Dark-Sky Association and the National Park Service are excited to announce that Grand Canyon National Park is now a Provisional IDA International Dark Sky Park.
International Dark Sky Parks
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, light pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 159 days ago -
An IDA International Dark Sky Park (IDSP) is a land possessing an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment that is specifically protected for its scientific, natural, educational, cultural heritage, and/or public
Illuminating the Effects of Light Pollution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, light pollution, home, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 193 days ago -
It is International Dark Sky Week, an annual event when stargazers around the world raise awareness of our diminishing night sky. In many bustling cities and towns, bright lights from towering high-rise buildings, houses and street lamps obscure views...
The Stars Are Disappearing Before Our Eyes.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, light pollution, humans, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

- 361 days ago -
Of the 10,000 or so nights I've spent on this planet, I've never seen a completely dark night sky. This doesn't make me unusual. In virtually every city across the United States-and increasingly, around the developing world-street lamps, outdoor signs...
Light Pollution Shown to Affect Plant Growth and Food Webs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, light pollution, green, health, Sustainabililty, world )

- 584 days ago -
Artificial night time light from sources such as street lamps affects the growth and flowering of plants and even the number of insects that depend on those plants for food, a study published today confirms.
What City Skies Would Look Like Without Light Pollution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, green, health, humans, interesting, light pollution, Sustainabililty, world )

- 698 days ago -
We have all heard of light pollution, but are we urban dwellers aware of just how much artificial light affects our view of the night sky? A new photography exhibition called Darkened Cities is now on display at East Wing gallery in Dubai, and its creator
Light Pollution Fight Advances One City And Park At A Time
Green Lifestyle  (tags: architecture, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenliving, health, home, humans, light pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 1097 days ago -
Even though we have had clear skies this week, chances are you can't see the Milky Way at night because the glare from city lights washes out all but the brightest stars where most people live.
Bringing Back the Night: The Fight Against Light Pollution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pollution, light pollution, wildlife, healthconditions, protection, environment, humans, ecosystems, animals, nature, technology, sustainable, society, green, environment, eco-friendly )

- 1158 days ago -
As evidence mounts that excessive use of light is harming wildlife and adversely affecting human health, new initiatives in France and elsewhere are seeking to turn down the lights that flood an ever-growing part of the planet.
How to See Stars Like Your Ancestors Did
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, health, humans, light pollution, home, interesting, world )

- 1194 days ago -
We could all see the sky as our ancestors once saw it just by turning off the lights, according to the International Dark Sky Association.
Light Pollution on Earth at Night, as Seen From Space
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, greenliving, light pollution, photos, conservation, eco-friendly, protection )

- 1557 days ago -
These images show the varying levels of light pollution on Earth, as seen from space. Canadian scientist Felix Pharand-Deschênes created the images to highlight our waste of energy.
Urban Planning Needs to Address Light Pollution ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection, light pollution, wildlife )

- 1601 days ago -
Review policies on light pollution to address recent studies on the implications it might have on insect migration patters, as well as wildlife

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