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International Dark Sky Week 2018 (Starts Today!)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, light pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 70 days ago - darksky.org
Created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow, International Dark Sky Week has grown to become a worldwide event and a key component of Global Astronomy Month. Each year it is held in April around Astronomy Day. This year celebrations begin...
International Dark Sky Week 2018
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, light pollution, protection, stars, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 144 days ago - darksky.org
Created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow, International Dark Sky Week has grown to become a worldwide event and a key component of Global Astronomy Month. Each year it is held in April around Astronomy Day. This year celebrations begin...
Loss of the Night: Light Pollution Rising Rapidly on a Global Scale
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, light pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 212 days ago - cnn.com
Artificial lighting at night is contributing to an alarming increase in light pollution, both in amount and in brightness, affecting places all over the world, a new study has found.
Nighttime Pollination Under Threat From Light Pollution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, enironment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, Light Pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, technology, world )

Kathy
- 320 days ago - mnn.com
The increasing glow from artificial lights around the world is ruining our night skies, messing with our trees, and according to a new study, possibly disrupting critical pollination networks.
Arizona Sky Village's Residents Have One Rule: 'Turn Off Your Goddamned Lights'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, dark sky, environment, energy, greenliving, interesting, Light Pollution, protection )

Kathy
- 422 days ago - theguardian.com
Take a nighttime drive into Arizona Sky Village, in a remote valley in south-east Arizona, and the only thing you can see clearly are the millions of stars twinkling overhead. Beyond the light show, the sky is a deep inky black, and the ground below...
Light Pollution Wastes Energy and Money
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenliving, humans, interesting, Light Pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 456 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
- 716 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
- 744 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
- 748 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
- 771 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
- 805 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
- 973 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
- 1196 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
- 1310 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
- 1709 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.
 

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