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Satellite constellations could harm the environment, new watchdog report says

Elon Musk’s Starlink and other satellite sources of light pollution and orbital debris should face an environmental review, the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds
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Parkour athletes switch off Paris lights one by one

Hadj Benhalima sized up the building in front of him then took a run at the wall, pushed off its surface with one foot, twisted around in mid-air and reached out to flick a switch a few metres off the ground. A clunk and brief second later, the glaring outdoor sign of the currency exchange store went dark.

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Europe’s streets go dark to save energy

Local measures will cut down on light pollution but some worry that could make cities less safe.
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Dark skies at night: Light pollution and what a park is doing about it

St. John's seems brighter these days, according to people who spend more time than most gazing at the night sky, and some popular energy-saving solutions may be making things worse. 
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Allergies lasting longer? Blame light pollution

Light pollution is disrupting the seasonal rhythms of plants and trees, lengthening pollen season in U.S. cities.
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Light pollution is major threat to NC's diverse firefly population, scientists say

While fireflies are a summer staple for many children, research shows that human activity could cause North Carolina's diverse firefly population to dwindle if action is not taken to preserve them.

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