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Light Pollution Wastes Energy and Money
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenliving, humans, interesting, Light Pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 27 days ago - darksky.org
In an average year in the U.S. alone, outdoor lighting uses about 120 terawatt-hours of energy, mostly to illuminate streets and parking lots. That's enough energy to meet New York City's total electricity needs for two years!
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 )

Kathy
- 288 days ago - darksky.org
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 )

Kathy
- 316 days ago - kplu.org
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 )

Kathy
- 320 days ago - darksky.org
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 )

Kathy
- 342 days ago - darksky.org
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 )

Kathy
- 377 days ago - nytimes.com
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 )

Kathy
- 545 days ago - vox.com
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 )

Kathy
- 768 days ago - phys.org
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 )

Kathy
- 882 days ago - inhabitat.com
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 )

Kathy
- 1281 days ago - nwnewsnetwork.org
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 1342 days ago - e360.yale.edu
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 )

Kathy
- 1378 days ago - yesmagazine.org
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 )

CherAWAY
- 1741 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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 )

CherAWAY
- 1785 days ago - forcechange.com
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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