Ryan Farber will present on Wed, June 26 at 6:00pm at Dexter Public Library, as part of the Adult Summer Reading Program. http://dexter.lib.mi.us/events/light-pollution/
“Smart” adaptive driving beam (ADB) headlights are already in use in other parts of the world. Supposedly they know how to cut glare, but they are on high beams by default.
The Free Press reports that Pure Michigan is launching a 30-second commercial on “Dark Skies” featuring the aurora. It will play in movie theaters for about 6 weeks.
UM biology professor Ben Winger finds that artificial light at night (ALAN) disorients migrating birds, causing more fatal collisions with buildings. See UM press release and video: news.umich.edu/fatal-chirps-nocturnal-flight-calls-increase-building-collisions-among-migrating-birds
A new study shows that more than 2/3 of designated Key Biodiversity Areas in the world are impacted by light pollution, in some cases severely: