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Lidl confirm plans for 'larger, modern store'alderleyedge.comSome local residents are getting together to fight Lidl's plans to build a larger store saying it will be closer to more homes and result in noise and light pollution, loss of privacy and loss of greenery. In response to the proposals campaigners are ...and more [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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The Flag Company, Inc. Lights up at the Positive Response Generated by Their Line of Dark Sky Certified Flagpole ...Benzinga"We are proud to be an integral part of a new, global sensitivity to light pollution, and more importantly to be doing something about it," said Mike Lawrence, Vice President of The Flag Company, Inc. "When it comes to lighting the future, our ...and more [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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The Flag Company, Inc. Lights up at the Positive Response Generated by Their Line of Dark Sky Certified Flagpole ...Press Release Rocket (press release)“We are proud to be an integral part of a new, global sensitivity to light pollution, and more importantly to be doing something about it,” said Mike Lawrence, Vice President of The Flag Company, Inc. “When it comes to lighting the future, our ... [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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Farmington Daily TimesGuidelines developed for drilling near Chaco CanyonFarmington Daily TimesWhile fossil fuel development in the region has long been a target of environmentalists, the campaign to curb drilling has shifted focus in recent years from pollution concerns to the cultural ties that Native American tribes have to Chaco and the ... [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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INFORUMAstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the darkINFORUMI worry every spring about whether the fireflies will return. Habitat loss from urban sprawl and light pollution are thought to be behind the decline in their numbers in recent years. When you use light as the language of love, bright porch lighting ...and more [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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Jamestown SunAstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the darkJamestown SunI worry every spring about whether the fireflies will return. Habitat loss from urban sprawl and light pollution are thought to be behind the decline in their numbers in recent years. When you use light as the language of love, bright porch lighting ...and more [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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The Dickinson PressAstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark | The Dickinson PressThe Dickinson PressI worry every spring about whether the fireflies will return. Habitat loss from urban sprawl and light pollution are thought to be behind the decline in their numbers ...and more [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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New York TimesMystery of bright nightsThe HinduModern observations of bright nights from Earth are practically nonexistent light pollution. Even devoted airglow researchers have never seen a true bright night. However, even before theadventof artificial lighting, bright nights were rare and highly ...Scientists have finally solved the mystery of 'bright nights ...ScienceAlertScientists solve centuries-old mystery of "bright nights"Deccan ChronicleWaves Above the Earth May Have Once Caused a 'Nocturnal Sun'New York TimesZee News -First Newspaper 24 -CDA [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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The Spokesman-ReviewLight pollution: Glacier, Waterton parks seek friendlier skies for crittersThe Spokesman-ReviewThe park straddling the international border into Montana and British Columbia has earned Dark Sky Park recognition from the International Dark Sky Association for ongoing efforts to subdue light pollution. “Dark skies are integral not only for human ... [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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Astronomy Now OnlineSeeing double in the summer skyAstronomy Now OnlineIf you can escape the light pollution of towns and cities and give your eyes time to get dark adapted in the darkest part of the UK night (1am BST), you may also see the diffuse glow of the Milky Way. This river of stars ensures that the Summer ... [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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ScienceAlertScientists Have Finally Solved The Mystery of 'Bright Nights'ScienceAlertDon't panic if you've got no idea what we're talking about though – bright nights have always been rare occurrences, and are hardly ever seen today due to the effects of light pollution on the night sky. One of the earliest mentions of the phenomenon ...Scientists solve centuries-old mystery of "bright nights"Deccan ChronicleWaves Above the Earth May Have Once Caused a 'Nocturnal Sun'New York TimesResearchers Solve Millennia-Old [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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ScienceAlertScientists Have Finally Solved The Mystery of 'Bright Nights'ScienceAlertDon't panic if you've got no idea what we're talking about though – bright nights have always been rare occurrences, and are hardly ever seen today due to the effects of light pollution on the night sky. One of the earliest mentions of the phenomenon ...Scientists solve centuries-old mystery of "bright nights"Deccan ChronicleWaves Above the Earth May Have Once Caused a 'Nocturnal Sun'New York TimesResearchers Solve Millennia-Old [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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Deccan ChronicleScientists solve centuries-old mystery of "bright nights"Deccan ChronicleModern observations of bright nights from Earth are practically nonexistent light pollution. Even devoted airglow researchers have never seen a true bright night. However, even before the advent of artificial lighting, bright nights were rare and ...Waves Above the Earth May Have Once Caused a 'Nocturnal Sun ...New York TimesResearchers Solve Millennia-Old Mystery of 'Bright Nights ...Sci-News.comall 3 news articles [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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Weatherford DemocratWP resident leads efforts to keep skies darkWeatherford DemocratAt the current rate of increased light pollution, our grandchildren will not be able to see the night stars,” said Megan D. McConnell, Willow Park resident and member of the International Dark-Sky Association. “We are losing the dark sky moreso every ... [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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New York TimesWaves Above the Earth May Have Once Caused a 'Nocturnal Sun'New York Times“If you pick one location, like New York City, it would only happen about once a year,” said Dr. Shepherd. And even then, you'd need a clear night and no light pollution. “We have animal species that are disappearing. We have glaciers that are ...Mystery behind 'bright nights' solvedTimes of Indiaall 3 news articles [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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