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Light Pollution Report Reveals Environmental Impacts

12/12/2012

Light Pollution Report Reveals Environmental Impacts

  • Categoría Astronomía
  • While awareness of man-made pollutants and their environmental impact may be rising exponentially, one source of contamination remains largely unaddressed. Light pollution is the wasteful and obtrusive emission of artificial light, and it can have disastrous consequences for the affected local environments. And it not only disrupts animal populations, wastes energy, and ultimately degrades urban living; light pollution also blocks the night sky from astronomers and hopeful stargazers.

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