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Lunch & Learn: Embracing Dark Nights for Humans & Wildlife

2022 Sustainability Lunch & Learns: Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 16, Apr 20, May 16

Date & Time:

Thu, Feb 17 • 12 pm - 1:30 pm

Description:

For billions of years, all life has relied on Earth’s predictable rhythm of day and night. It’s encoded in the DNA of all plants and animals. Humans have radically disrupted this cycle by lighting up the night. Light pollution has shown to negatively impact wildlife and human health. This event will discuss all these issues and ways to embrace dark nights for the benefit of humans and wildlife, with a panel of world-renowned experts.

Panelists:

  • Terry H. Horton PhD.- Moderator, Associate Professor of Research, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University
  • Dr. Randy Nelson-Founding Chair of the Dept of Neuroscience, West Virginia University
  • Judy Pollock- President, Chicago Audubon Society
  • Ken Walczak- Senior Manager of the Far Horizons Program, Adler Planetarium
Registration Required: Register at https://tinyurl.com/fpdarkskies2022.

Contact:

  • 312-603-8351

Cost:

Free

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