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Light pollution is what happens when too much artificial light spills in to the natural world. A recent study suggests light pollution -- in a light-drenched city like Washington, D.C., -- could be worse for us than previously thought. Emily Friedman shines a light on why we're struggling with the issue, and how we can remedy the situation.

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