You Can Help Map the World's Light Pollution

Did you move from a small country town to a big city? Then you know how terrible light pollution can be! But it doesn't just strip us from sprinkled diamonds across the jet black sky, it's actually not cool for the environment either.

Studies have shown that all these artificial city lights can change animal migration patterns and destroy smog-eating chemicals. And you can help them update these light pollution maps! Download the app and follow the instructions here to report your finding. [Globe at Night via Wired]