Light pollution Not everyone wants to see the light By Ester Unterfinger ... Print comment See in another language: 1 See in another language: 1 Languages: 1 (zh) 并非人人都愿见到光 A view over the city of Zurich, February 2009 Skyglow from the city of Zurich lights up the sky over the village of Tagelswangen, April 2009 Fog and light pollution over the city of Geneva, January 2010 The illuminated Turbine Square in Zurich, February 2008 Swiss Prime Tower in Zurich, November 2012 Night-skiing in Arosa, canton Graubünden, February 2008 Insects swarm in front of a light in Gösgen, canton Solothurn, May 2011 Stars above a sea of fog seen from the Fronalpstock mountain in canton Schwyz, March 2011 LED street lights in Igis, canton Graubünden, January 2013. The first project of its kind in Switzerland massively reduces the energy required as well as light pollution Christmas time in Bern's Old Town, December 2011 Neon signs in Hong Kong, which according to a study by the University of Hong Kong has the worst light pollution in the world Office blocks in Montreal. Some cities in North America have introduced standards to limit outdoor night lighting Light pollution seen from space This content was published on September 17, 2015 11:08 AMSep 17, 2015 - 11:08 These striking images of light pollution reflect a form of environmental damage that has serious consequences for humans and wildlife.(Images: Keystone, picture editor: Ester Unterfinger) Links Dark Sky Switzerland (German) Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line subscription form Form for signing up for free newsletter. Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox. Email address Top stories (weekly) Latest news (daily) Business (weekly) Politics (weekly) Society (weekly) Fintech (monthly) Click here to see more newsletters swissinfo EN The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. swissinfo.ch Join us on Facebook!