Lights out: Going dark in the Columbia River Gorge

This is a wonderful opportunity for folks in the Hood River area of Washington state. The Columbia River Gorge is a beautiful destination, but a little too distant for me to get to from Seattle. An important declaration about dark sky lighting is presented in this...
Light pollution a threat to annual coral spawning

Light pollution a threat to annual coral spawning

When we make better outdoor lighting choices, we can eliminate threats such as this one to our ocean life and corals. Better options exist now. This is an Acropora millepora colony releasing gametes during broadcast mass spawning. Image courtesy Paulina Kaniewska. For...