The Astronomical Unit


ALAN, Biodiversity and Health Resources


Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting by Catherine Rich and Travis Longcore
The Darkness Manifesto: How light pollution threatens the ancient rhythms of life by Johan Eklöf
All Through the Night: One woman’s fight to protect our planet's nature and environment from the effects of light pollution by Dani Robertson
Light Pollution: Responses and Remedies by Bob Mizon

Web Sites

DarkSky UK
UK Dark Skies Partnership
Commission for Dark Skies
All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dark Skies
Travis Longcore

Journal Publications, Survey Reports, Downloads etc.

Artificial Light at Night: State of the Science 2023
First Estimation of Global Trends in Nocturnal Power Emissions Reveals Acceleration of Light Pollution
Light pollution in USA and Europe: The good, the bad and the ugly
The lighting system's Life Cycle Cost including light pollution and manufacturing CO2 emissions (beta)

Insect decline in the Anthropocene: Death by a thousand cuts
11 Pressing Research Questions on How Light Pollution Affects Biodiversity
How ecological communities respond to artificial light at night
The ecological impacts of nighttime light pollution: a mechanistic appraisal
Light pollution is associated with earlier tree budburst across the United Kingdom
The Bugs Matter Citizen Science Survey
Light pollution is a driver of insect declines
Blue light and living things

Light Pollution, Circadian Photoreception, and Melatonin in Vertebrates
Outdoor Light at Night and Breast Cancer Incidence in the Nurses’ Health Study II
CIE Position Statement on Non-Visual Effects of Light - Recommending Proper Light at the Proper Time, 2nd Edition, October 2019

DIY Home Lighting Assessment
Good Lighting Guidelines
Picking spectrum to reduce adverse effects of lights on wildlife
ILP Guidance Note for the reduction of obtrusive light
How to mount a floodlight
Understanding modern lighting terms

Lighting and Crime
The effect of reduced street lighting on road casualties and crime in England and Wales: controlled interrupted time series analysis

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