Light Pollution

Astronomy Ireland is starting a campaign about the problem of artificial lighting of the night sky. As well as restoring the natural beauty of the heavens for people interested in star-gazing we will be helping the environment and saving millions of euros of tax payers money. For details or to get involved email lp@astronomy.ie
 
There is a lot each of us can do as individuals as in the following case.
 
*One man's sucessful battle against light pollution HERE

 

Useful Links on Light Pollution

International Dark-Sky Association
A non-profit organisation that provides resources and information on how to preserve the night sky.

Atlas of World Light Pollution
An atlas of satellite images and maps of different light pollution measurements from around the world.

Fatal Light Awareness Programme
Information on how light pollution affects birds as well as destroying our views of the night sky.