Want to participate in an international citizen-science campaign designed to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution? Check out the GLOBE at Night program. The program encourages interested individuals to measure their night sky brightness and submit their observations. Contributors may share their findings to via a computer or smart phone. Why is this citizen-science campaign important? Light pollution affects energy consumption, wildlife, health, and our ability to appreciate the heavens.
- National Geographic’s Our Vanishing Night By Verlyn Klinkenborg explains why most city skies have become virtually empty of stars.
- International Dark Skies is the recognized authority on light pollution.