Light Pollution News and Articles

Light pollution news and articles appear here. I have also categorized them into the following subcategories. These pages are currently under construction.

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. It’s a fascinating story and history, but it’s been a very fast history and it only began in our great great grandparents’ times.

Light Pollution News and Articles – Updates & New

As times goes on, I am going forward with the story to see where things stand today, especially in Solutions. So much has changed and continues to change since I began writing this blog in 2008. Current articles include stories about locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. They are really about the everyday lives of all of us who live in the cities and the towns all over the world. Most of us are being negatively impacted by the blight of light pollution. Please let me know if you have any requests for articles or would like to write one yourself!

 

 

Grand Canyon ranger a crusader against light pollution

Laura Williams On the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park, ranger Laura Williams takes a photo of a glaring light in front of the Buckey O’Neil cabin.(Photo: Megan Finnerty/The Republic) Story Highlights "It’s more than just a bunch of pretty stars; it’s where we live," photographer Jim […]

New research highlights impacts of light pollution on marine life

The skyglow over Plymouth. Image by James P. Duffy. A researcher at the University of Exeter has published research focusing on the many impacts of artificial light pollution on marine environments worldwide.  Dr Thomas Davies , from the University’s Penryn-based Environment and Sustainability Institute ( ESI ), is part […]