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Light Pollution Blog

Light pollution is the blocking of the stars from our vision here on earth. As this trend continues and gets worse due to artificial nighttime lighting gets brighter and more intense, wildlife, birds, humans, reptiles, insects all suffer. This is a blog devoted to light pollution news around the world.

Most of the news articles I’ve written on since 2009 take place in Canada and the US. A couple (?) are from Europe and Asia, maybe more.


History of Light-Emitting Diodes or LEDs

History of Light-Emitting Diodes or LEDs

[supsystic-social-sharing id='1'] The history of light-emitting diodes follows the growth of a technological idea in optical communications. Today we have nearly ubiquitous LED lights, but for decades they did not exist as they do today while scientists and engineers...

Dark Sky Wall Lights – Abundant Choices

Updated: May 25, 2018 Welcome to the world of dark sky wall lights. These fixtures are all approved for wet and damp locations for use as defined by the National Electric Code. You may consult your local electrical code for details. What makes these Dark Sky Wall...

Dark Sky Lighting Collections

Updated: May 25, 2018 I’ve chosen a few different styles and options of dark sky lighting collections, and there are many more available. They vary widely in style, size, materials as well as including everything a homeowner would be looking for in a matching...
Low Voltage Patio Lighting

Low Voltage Patio Lighting

Updated: May 28, 2018 Be sure to plan! Use your imagination and creativity when updating or adding a patio. Take your time and plan how and where you want the focus to be. Low voltage patio lighting needs to be more than an afterthought. With careful planning, the...

Vintage Style Barn Lights

Updated: Apr 10, 2018 Sometimes a retro look is exactly what someone might be looking for with an old barn on their property. These are well-built, and also a fully shielded so they will only direct light where needed making it fully dark sky compliant. In no time at...