Losing the Dark

We are losing the Night. We are Losing the Dark. Starry skies are a vanishing treasure. Light pollution is washing away our view of the cosmos!    Check out the video…

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Light pollution not only threatens Astronomy, it disrupts wildlife, and affects human health. The yellow glows over cities and towns — seen so clearly from space — are testament to the billions spent in wasted energy from lighting up the sky.

To help raise public awareness of some of the issues pertaining to light pollution, Loch Ness Productions in collaboration with the International Dark-Sky Association has created a 6.5-minute “public service announcement” called Losing the Dark. It introduces and illustrates some of the issues regarding light pollution, and suggests three simple actions people can take to help mitigate it.

source darksky,   International Dark-Sky Association

via universetoday