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Bath ChronicleNational Trust: New park and ride in Bathampton would 'scar' and 'mar wonderful Solsbury Hill views'Bath ChronicleThe tree planting would also not mask the fundamental change in the character of Bathampton Meadows, to give way to large areas of tarmac and parked cars; nor is it likely to mask the light pollution that would result. We have not seen a convincing ... [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
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Falmouth PacketPlans to protect the dark skies of west CornwallFalmouth Packet"What it means is in the future any and street lighting being replaced would be replaced with dark sky friendly stuff." All new public lighting in west Cornwall would be pointed down at the ground, with no light pollution affecting the skies above. Mr ...and more [...]
Sun, Feb 26, 2017
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Pirate FMWATCH: Bid To Protect Cornwall's Night SkyPirate FMOfficials have approved plans to bid for the area to get International Dark Sky Designation. It would formally recognise the exceptional quality of the night sky over Bodmin Moor, as well as help to protect it from light pollution. Edwina Hannaford ... [...]
Sun, Feb 26, 2017
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Pirate FMWATCH: Bid To Protect Cornwall's Night Sky Moves CloserPirate FMOfficials have approved plans to bid for the area to get International Dark Sky Designation. It would formally recognise the exceptional quality of the night sky over Bodmin Moor, as well as help to protect it from light pollution. Edwina Hannaford ...and more [...]
Sun, Feb 26, 2017
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Daily Utah ChronicleUtah Among 'Best to Study Light-Polluted Skies.'Daily Utah Chronicle'The disappearing dark,' a phrase used to describe a sky that is becoming increasingly polluted by light, is an issue the Consortium for Dark Skies Studies (CDSS) will explore in its new facility at the University of Utah. “We have among the darkest ...and more [...]
Sat, Feb 25, 2017
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High Country NewsWestern cities try to cut light pollutionHigh Country NewsThe next best chance for Westerners to see shooting stars is coming soon, between April 16 and 25, when the Lyrids meteor shower, one of the oldest known, will streak across the sky after midnight. In May the Eta Aquariids arrive, followed by the Delta ...and more [...]
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
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Western cities try to cut light pollutionHigh Country NewsThe next best chance for Westerners to see shooting stars is coming soon, between April 16 and 25, when the Lyrids meteor shower, one of the oldest known, will streak across the sky after midnight. In May the Eta Aquariids arrive, followed by the Delta ... [...]
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
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Duke ChronicleStudy shows sleep deprivation even in populations that do not experience light pollutionDuke ChronicleEven people living far away from urban lights are sleep deprived, a recent study showed. Despite Duke researchers' expectations that the people of Mandena, Madagascar had higher quality sleep due to a lack of light pollution, they found that ... [...]
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
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12news.comHow you can help astronomers with your smartphone12news.comThe excessive use of artificial light, or light pollution, throughout the globe and right here in Phoenix has ignited a dark-sky movement. “Modern research telescopes have detectors that are sensitive to tiny amounts of light and we study incredible ... [...]
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
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OurQuadCitiesBandits to get new LED stadium lightsOurQuadCitiesThe new lights will provide better visibility for players, coaches and fans alike while also minimizing light pollution and glare at the Modern Woodmen Park, improving on what is already the best fan experience in Minor League Baseball. The new lights ...and more [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
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Wilts and Gloucestershire StandardCOMMUNITY NEWS: South Cerney/Siddington/Down AmpneyWilts and Gloucestershire StandardTo reduce costs of electricity used and thus also reduce carbon emissions, all existing street lights will be replaced with LED lamps. The new lights will reduce the amount of light pollution and the white light will be better suited for our village ... [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
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12news.comArizona a 'dark-sky oasis' in a world of light pollution12news.comEfforts have also sprung up around the world to protect the natural night sky from light pollution. Flagstaff, home to Lowell Observatory, a U.S. Naval Observatory station and NAU's Barry Lutz Telescope, has long been a leader in these efforts. “From a ... [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
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Gloucestershire's LED street light upgrade set to cost £22million but save £17million in 12 yearsStroud News and JournalWork has already begun, with fresh LED bulbs lighting some areas of Stroud and Stonehouse. The new bulbs will use 50-70 per cent less energy than the current sodium ones, they will also emit less light pollution because they direct light downwards. [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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Gazette SeriesGloucestershire's LED street light upgrade set to cost £22million but save £17million in 12 yearsGazette SeriesWork has already begun, with fresh LED bulbs lighting some areas of Stroud and Stonehouse. The new bulbs will use 50-70 per cent less energy than the current sodium ones, they will also emit less light pollution because they direct light downwards.and more [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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Falmouth PacketBodmin Moor International Dark Sky Designation bid gets the go aheadFalmouth PacketIf the bid is successful, the designation would formally recognise the exceptional quality of the night sky over Bodmin Moor and help protect it from light pollution. The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) designations are for places that have an ... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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