light pollution

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How the marvel of electric light became a global blight to health

Published: 
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 4:19pm

Light pollution is often characterised as a soft issue in environmentalism. This perception needs to change. Light at night constitutes a massive assault on the ecology of the planet, including us.

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Artificial lights are eating away at dark nights — and that's not a good thing

Published: 
Wed, 11/22/2017 (All day)

Earth is losing its darkness. A new study using satellite data finds that artificially lit surfaces around the world are spreading and growing brighter, producing more light pollution at night.