Please click the link above to read my little rant on Light Pollution (LP). Please visit this map http://darksitefinder.com/maps/world.html to view LP in your area and around the world.
In short the world we live in is becoming ever brighter to the point where some areas you can no longer look up and see anything other than the brightest of stars. What can we do you ask? Simple. Turn off your outdoor lights or if they are needed use proper shielding to prevent light pollution.