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S2 Episode 11 – Dream of Dark Skies: interview with Adam Kreuzer of Int’l Dark-Sky Association

Apr 15 2020

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Join us for a countdown to Earth Day with season 2 of Earth Chats. We’re releasing an episode every weekday through April 22nd, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

In this episode: Carol, Heather and Kay interview Adam Kreuzer, an advocate with the International Dark Sky Association. How we can fight light pollution and save our dark sky. Protecting the night sky from light pollution. Circadian rhythms. Nocturnal animals and light trespassing. Migrating birds navigate by the stars. Moths pollinate in darkness.  

What you can do about lighting around your home at night

  1. Use less
  2. Use a dimmer 
  3. Angle the light fixtures pointing down
  4. LED Bulbs: Look for 2700 Kelvin and less than 500 lumens

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