Darkness News

Rising Temps are Moving Agricultural Work to the Night Shift

September 22, 2023 - Portland Press Herald

Night harvesting is gaining popularity for produce that needs to be picked by hand as working conditions under daylight get […]

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Fort Myers, FL Has Worst Year on Record for Turtles

September 21, 2023 - Fort Myers Beach Talk

62 of 71 nests have hatched so far. Volunteers have also counted 18 disorientations and spotted 272 lighting violations. The […]

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Soft Lights Foundation Petitions FDA to End use of LED Headlamps on Cars

September 13, 2023 - Regulations.gov

A citizen petition to the US Food and Drug Administration asking for regulations on brightness and flicker of vehicle headlights […]

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Dark Skies Cumbria Project Publishes Advice

September 12, 2023 - Recolight's Circular Lighting Report

The Good Lighting Technical Advice Note (TAN) represents to combined efforts of citizens, architects, designers, conservationists and other authorities’ work […]

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Sports Lighting Suit Settled in ScottsdaleĀ 

September 11, 2023 - Rose Law Group Reporter

Chaparral High School has settled a two-year civil suit with residents over lighting their baseball field at night. The Scottsdale […]

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Light Pollution is Changing Oyster Activity Cycles

September 11, 2023 - Science Times

The French National Centre for Scientific Research has conducted a lab study of pacific oysters and found that exposure to […]

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Circadian Disruption Linked With Inflammation

September 8, 2023 - Nature

Rats exposed to low-level ALAN at Comenius University were found to have impaired inflammatory responsiveness of the renal molecular clock.

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Blue Light Exposure From LEDs Harms More as You Grow Older

September 7, 2023 - Nature Partner Journals Aging

A study of fruit flies by Oregon State University has linked blue LED light exposure with damage to non-light sensing […]

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Night Shift Work Linked with Memory Issues

September 6, 2023 - Plos One

A new study of nearly 50,000 middle-aged night shift workers showed that 79% of participants are experiencing memory-related issues.

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Lack of Sleep Reduces the Benefits of Exercise

September 5, 2023 - Medical News Today

A ten-year activity study from the UK has found that in elderly subjects sleeping fewer than six hours per night […]

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Mont Tremblant National Park Named a Dark Sky Park

September 5, 2023 - CTV Montreal

The park, located in the Laurentian Mountains in Quebec is the 6th DarkSky-certified space in Canada.

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Volusia County Has Best Turtle Season Yet

August 31, 2023 - Spectrum News 9

Ponce Inlet, Florida was host to 40,000 sea turtle hatchlings this year. Local herpetologists credit changes to lighting over the […]

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