Reference Websites & Articles on:

  1. Light Pollution

  2. Dark Skies Policies

  3. Best Practices other communities are applying

  • National geographic – Our vanishing night
        ...for humans, too, light pollution may take a biological toll. At least one new study has suggested a direct correlation between higher rates of breast cancer in women and the nighttime brightness of their neighborhoods.  In most cities the sky looks as though it has been emptied of stars, leaving behind a vacant haze. ... it can also affect migration schedules ... bat began to vanish after streetlights were installed ... Insects, of course, cluster around streetlights,  ...etc


International Dark-Sky Association
3225 North First Avenue; Tucson, AZ 85719

 Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
120 Wall Street, Floor 17, New York, NY 10005-4001
212-248-5000 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              212-248-5000