3rd International Symposium for Dark-sky Parks and 3rd International Dark-sky Camp

3rd International Symposium for Dark-sky Parks and 3rd International Dark-sky Camp 3rd International Symposium for Dark-sky Parks and 3rd International Dark-sky Camp
  • Contact

    Initiative for an international association of dark-sky parks
    Dark-sky Slovenia Teslova 30 1000 Ljubljana Slovenia
    phone: +386 (1) 477 66 53
    fax: +386 (1) 426 45 86

  • Keywords

    light pollution darksky

  • Working language

    English

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Symposium
Croatia
Lastovo Island

Why international?

Light travells up to 200 km in the horizontal direction. Light crosses the borders of individual countries and regions, and therefore cooperation is needed. Much artificial skyglow could be avoided by stopping unused waste light from travelling at or just above the horizontal.

Why protected areas?

Protected areas are established and managed with a purpose of protecting and maintaining biological diversity, and natural and associated cultural resources; which must be effectively managed through legal and other means. Light pollution is a threat to the purpose of protected areas. Management of parks is therefore responsible to address it. Protected areas must identify processes that threaten their conservationist activities and must promote environmentally sound means to reduce them.

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