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Have you ever run barefooted in a nocturnal wandering, longing for the perfection of the starry sky?

Supposing your profound side never got carried away, then you couldn't understand the enigma of the
interconnection between starry skies, poets, writers, philosophers and dreamers from here, there and
everywhere.
Beyond the shadow of a doubt, light pollution is the one which is constantly preventing us from
contemplating the wonders of the sky. Not only do the artificial light affect the environment, but also
the migratory and nightly birds, disrupting ecosystems and also human beings. Unaware of the huge
natural resources consumption, we tend to use artificial light excessively, contributing to the pollution
phenomenon. Furthermore, over-illumination, especially common in metropolises, misdirected to the
sky, causes the skyglow, a glow effect seen over populated areas.
As a consequence of over-illumination, nocturnal and migratory birds get attracted by the powerful
lights of the high builidings, mistaking them for trees and, when landing, hitting their walls. Finally,
artificial light affects human beings because we are dependent on the production of melatonin, which is
regulated by light and dark. Provided we are exposed to light while sleeping, this could suppress the
melatonin production, which could lead to adverse health effects, such as headaches, stress, obesity,
anxiety and even cancer. The artificial light should, as a result, be replaced with solar-powered energy
and reduced to a dimmer intensity.
In a nutshell, the nature of our future depends on the future of the nature!