Darkness News

ALA, NEMA, DSI Partner on Fixture Spec

June 25, 2024 - Light Now

The American Lighting Association is working with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association and the DarkSky International Technical Committee to develop […]

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ALAN Associated with Type 2 Diabetes

June 24, 2024 - The Lancet

500,000 UK residents aged 40 to 69 years were given light sensors for a week. Analysis of this data found […]

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Sunshine Coast of Australia Seeks DSI Recognition

June 21, 2024 - ABC News

The Queensland region of the Mary River catchment area that encompasses the townships of Maleny, Mapleton, Montville, Witta, Flaxton, Conondale, […]

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Phone Screens (but Maybe Not the Content on Them) Are Fine Before Bed

June 20, 2024 - The Times

A review of 11 studies has found that most screens aren’t bright enough to damage the melanopic response, but did […]

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Folly Beach, SC Proposes Turtle Lighting Regs

June 19, 2024 - Romulans New Channel

The city council has passed one reading of the proposed ordinance change. The current version of the rules require beach-facing […]

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DLC LUNA Group Publishes Study on Light Pollution and Energy Use

June 18, 2024 - DesignLights Consortium

The DesignLights Consortiums’ LUNA working group has run case study of their qualified products and methods at a high school […]

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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 posting photos of the facility at 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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