Outdoor Lighting Choices Blog

Welcome to the Outdoor Lighting Choices Blog

The outdoor lighting choices blog is presented in categories, including Light Pollution, Dark Sky Lighting, Dark Sky Places & CommunitiesSolar Outdoor Lighting, Low Voltage Outdoor Lighting, and Outdoor Lighting Ideas. The articles in this blog go back as far as 2008. As I’ve been reading through them again ten years have passed and much has changed. With an intention to inform, I dive in as I re-read, re-write and creating new posts about outdoor lighting choices.

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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 […]