The 24-hour day has arrived.
The night sky has been disintegrated.
Nothing twinkles in the heavens anymore…
A photon soup floods village and cities, drowning out the view of the stars. Insects, birds and other animals are getting confused, ecosystems are suffering and even humans are being harmed, both physically and culturally.
“We know about the adverse health effects of noise, but with light we are just beginning to understand the connection.
“Despite climate change, the economic crisis and high electricity prices, thousands upon thousands of new light sources are constantly being added to the mix… practically increasing from one night to the next.”
Light smog: “Unless we create dark sky zones, a truly dark sky will not be found.”