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Light Pollution from within SoCal’s Coastal National Parks Steady or Decreasing

November 06, 2016 Posted by: Alex Warneke

Thousand Oaks, CA - A study published today found that the amount of light pollution produced within Southern California’s three coastal National Park Service units has not significantly changed, and in one case has decreased, over the past two decades. 
Overall, however, the study found that extremely high levels of nighttime lighting are present within two of the three parks, and all of them are highly influenced by light pollution in the surrounding regions.


Last updated: November 4, 2016

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