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IGB Finds That Lighting Changes Save Insects

June 17, 2024 - Communications Biology

Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) has designed new road and pathway lighting and deployed them 4 […]

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Tesla Gigafactory in TX Provokes Light Pollution Complaints

June 14, 2024 - The Cool Down

Residents of the Austin area have been begun posting photos of the facility and night and sharing light pollution complaints.

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Colorado Celebrates Dark Sky Month

June 13, 2024 - KRCC

The state governor has recognized the month for a the past three years. Local astronomy groups are planning events throughout […]

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Reducing Coastal Lighting Reduces Seabird Stranding

June 12, 2024 - Plos One

A study of Leach’s Storm Petrels on Newfoundland has determined that reducing coastal lighting also reduced the number of birds […]

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Tivoli Debuts “Turtle-Safe” Safe Tape LED

June 11, 2024 - Market Screener

The Natura Turtle Safe tape light uses amber LEDs set to 590-595nm wavelengths, and are rated for outdoor conditions.

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Circadian Dysregulation Linked with Metabolic Disease

June 10, 2024 - Nature Metabolism

A new meta study has confirmed that incidences off-rhythm light exposure in mammals are directly and causally linked with a […]

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Advocates Meet on Lighting in Lauwersoog, Netherlands

June 7, 2024 - Darker Sky

A presentation by academic and government partners on the Lauwersoog Harbour pilot project for darker skies showed off new light […]

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DSI Recognizes Moab, UT

June 6, 2024 - Salt Lake Tribune

The municipality is the second in UT to be recognized by DarkSky International as a Dark Sky Community. The town […]

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Carrickalinga in South Australia is a Dark Sky Community

June 5, 2024 - DarkSky International

The coastal village in home to 400 year-round residents and began work on lighting regulation in 2021. The South Australian […]

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Stress Hormones in Teen (Mice) Linked with Circadian Response

June 4, 2024 - Psychopharmacology

A study of the effects of stress hormones and drug-seeking behavior in adolescent rodents has also found that stress disrupts […]

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FDA Declines SoftLights Foundation’s Petition

June 3, 2024 - Soft Lights Foundation

Mark Baker’s citizen petition to the US Food & Drug Administration regulate LED devices has been declined on the grounds […]

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Hays County, TX Passes Lighting Regs

May 31, 2024 - San Marcos Record

The central texas area is among the first to join join the Better Outdoor Lighting Design (BOLD) Initiative.

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