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Citizens and experts share ideas to control light pollution Puerto Rico

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For the 4th year, the Environmental Quality Board, the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, the National Ocean and Atmospheric Agency and Para La Naturaleza celebrated the Symposium on prevention and control of light pollution in Puerto Rico.

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4th Symposium on Light Pollution in Puerto Rico

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(San Juan, 9 de agosto de 2017) – The 4th Symposium on Light Pollution in Puerto Rico will take place in August 30, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the Edificio de Agencias Ambientales Cruz A. Matos, in Cupey. 

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Light pollution gradually decreases

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

According to nocturnal maps of our planet made public by NASA, light pollution in Puerto Rico exhibited a gradual reduction between 2012 and 2016. The most notable reductions can be seen in the Central Range, Culebra and some areas of the metropolitan area of San Juan.

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Massive blackout captured from space

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NASA captured an image from space that shows the impact of the massive blackout that Puerto Rico experienced over the last two days.

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Contaminación lumínica afecta tortugas, aves y personas en Puerto Rico

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El exceso de luz artificial o contaminación lumínica que sufre Puerto Rico afecta a especies animales como tortugas y aves, aunque es un problema del que tampoco se libra la población de la isla caribeña.

El director ejecutivo de la Junta de Calidad Ambiental (JCA), Weldin Ortiz, señaló hoy a Efe que ante el problema de contaminación lumínica en la Isla su agencia apuesta por la educación. Las expresiones de Ortiz fueron durante la inauguración del Tercer foro sobre prevención y control de la contaminación lumínica en Puerto Rico.

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Let's protect the bioluminescence of our actions

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Fernando Lloveras San Miguel

This article describes the effects of luminous pollution on bioluminescence and summarizes some of the initiatives taken to reduce this pollution in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. The author encourages the participation of the public in these initiatives and invites them to attend the 3rd forum on Prevention and Control of Luminous Pollution in Puerto Rico to be held on August 9, 2016.

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Free event this Tuesday on the impact of luminous pollution

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The Astronomy Society of Puerto Rico invites the general public to the "3rd forum on prevention and control of luminous pollution in Puerto Rico". This event will be held on Tuesday, August 9 from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the Sala Jesús María Saromá in the Teatro Bertita and the Guillermo L. Martínez room in the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory  at # 951  Ave. Ponce de León in San Juan. 

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The effects of luminous pollution

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Michael I. Latz

Factors that influence bioluminescence were measured and observed at the Puerto Mosquito Bay in Vieques and in St. Croix. Results show that luminous pollutions influences bioiluminescence in two ways, by inhibiting the bioluminescence of the dinoflagelates and by skewing the perceived luminosity of the observed bioluminescence. 

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Puerto Rico: una “isla brillante”

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Light pollution has made Puerto Rico the "most brilliant island in the Caribbean".

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Light pollution: Light that generates darkness

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Kiara Candelaria Nieves

This article discusses the effects of light pollution relevant to Puerto Rican biodiversity and ecosystems from animals to humans.

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