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HelloGigglesPollution is a problem we *can* solve — and we really have toHelloGigglesWhen broken down, that means environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than war; more than natural disasters; and more than many major diseases. These findings not only shed light on pollution ...Latest Study Finds Pollution Kills 9 Million Worldwide Every YearCleanTechnicaall 70 news articles [...]
Tue, Oct 24, 2017
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Woody Bear: Oxford Street's New Rooftop Pop-UpThe Handbook (blog)With heaters and blankets to curl up under it's good for a winter date, flask of eggnog in one hand, grilled cheese in the other, looking up at the night sky, imagining that you can see the stars and not the orange tinge of light pollution. Or with ... [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017
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Henley StandardResidents happy after restaurant loses fight over food storeHenley StandardBut residents and town councillors again complained on the grounds of overdevelopment and light and noise pollution and for the scheme being unneighbourly. The committee agreed, saying the design, scale and appearance of the store failed to preserve or ... [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017
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Spirit FMNew aircraft hangar at Gatwick to support more than 100 jobsSpirit FM"Gatwick of operations, departures and landings cause noise and light pollution factors that are often overlooked by the airport, but are very real and should not be disregarded by councils as they do have serious ramification on the wellbeing of the ... [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017
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Yahoo NewsHow to spot the Orionids meteor shower tonightStroud News and JournalLight pollution can hinder your view so try to get far away from city lights. Go out around 1.30am and let your eyes adjust to the dark for about 20 minutes. Lie back and use only your eyes to watch the sky. Binoculars and telescopes won't improve the ...Orionid Meteor Shower: How to Live Stream the Light Show of Shooting StarsYahoo NewsHow to watch [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
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Our Home — Light pollutionAthens MessengerThere is energy to be saved and therefore money to be spent on other things if small efforts are made to address light pollution. Fewer well-placed lights with LED bulbs and full cut-off shades will elegantly and efficiently light far more of the Earth ... [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
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Yahoo NewsOrionid Meteor Shower: How to Live Stream the Light Show of Shooting StarsYahoo NewsAnd though this weekend's Orionid meteor shower will be visible, as NASA's Bill Cooke told Newsweek, around the world, they're not the brightest shooting stars. So they won't be so visible in cities, suburbs, or anywhere with real light pollution. You ...How to watch this weekend's incredible Orionid meteor showerBGROrionid meteor shower peaks this weekendWRAL.comThis video shows how valuable your personal [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017
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NewsweekHow to watch this weekend's incredible Orionid meteor showerBGRThis year, the meteors should be especially visible, as the moon won't be too bright. To get the best view, you'll want to be somewhere with minimal cloud coverage and light pollution. You can't control the weather, but light pollution is easy to ...Orionid Meteor Shower: How to Live Stream the Light Show of Shooting StarsNewsweekOrionid meteor shower peaks this weekendWRAL.comOrionid meteor shower will peak this weekendGears [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017
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Morpeth HeraldHalloween launch for author's latest DCI Ryan murder mysteryMorpeth HeraldMs Ross said: “Dark Skies takes its name from Kielder's international gold standard dark sky status, offering as it does an awe-inspiring cosmic panorama of millions of stars in an age when light pollution denies this magical spectacle to so many people. [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017
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NewsweekOrionid Meteor Shower: How to Live Stream the Light Show of Shooting StarsNewsweekAnd though this weekend's Orionid meteor shower will be visible, as NASA's Bill Cooke told Newsweek, around the world, they're not the brightest shooting stars. So they won't be so visible in cities, suburbs, or anywhere with real light pollution. You ...and more [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017
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Astronomy Now OnlineSee fragments of Comet Halley light up the night sky this weekendAstronomy Now OnlineYou could expect to see up to 20 swift Orionids per hour from a rural location free from light pollution, particularly as there is no interference from moonlight this year. AN graphic by Ade Ashford. If skies are clear between midnight and the first ...Orionids 2017: What is the best time to view the Orionids meteor shower TONIGHT?Express.co.ukOrionid meteor shower [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017
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QuartzThis video shows how valuable your personal data really areQuartz... solar system. And while this year won't provide a clear view of the comet, it is close enough for the Earth's gravitational pull to grab the comet's meteoroids. Astronomers say all people need is a clear sky and a spot as far from light pollution ...and more [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
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Popular ScienceBugs are buzzing off, and that's very badPopular ScienceLight pollution is implicated in the decline of fireflies, which use their glowing rears to signal to potential predators that they're not tasty. Male fireflies use a pattern of lights to signal to mates that they are a different kind of tasty, so ...and more [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
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See what the Brontes saw in the night skyKeighley NewsBradford Astronomical Group will visit the village on Thursday, October 26 for a special event accompanying the monthly late-night opening of the parsonage. Reflecting the Brontë family's interest in astronomy, members will be speak about astronomy in ... [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
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QuartzFragments of Halley's Comet will fly across the sky this weekend as shooting starsQuartzAstronomers say all people need is a clear sky and a spot as far from light pollution as they can get. Halley's Comet—named after the English astronomer Edmond Halley—is perhaps the best-known comet on Earth. It may have been first observed by humans ...and more [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
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