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:
Citizen science offers a powerful tool for monitoring light pollution. Chapter 24 of the new book, Citizen Science: Innovation, Open Science, Society, and Policy by Hecker et al. reviews the various citizen science projects addressing light pollution. Lots of other interesting applications in this free download, too.