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Light pollution

Light pollution is the over illumination of an area that is considered obtrusive to others.

​Sources of light pollution

  • Street lamps shining light into homes.
  • Unnecessary lights around the home.
  • Large cities.
  • Billboards and advertising.
  • Night time sporting events and other night time entertainment.

Effects of light pollution

  • ​Degradation of the quality of life for residents.
  • Interrupted sleep cycles.

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