Fighting Light Pollution: Smart Lighting Solutions for Individuals and Communities

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Stackpole Books, Apr 4, 2012 - Nature - 192 pages
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The first practical guide to alleviating an increasingly prevalent environmental concern.
 

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This book is so educational. It gives lots of information. Plus, it isn't too hard to understand. It does have some advanced language, but you can understand the main point.

Contents

1 What Is Light Pollution? 1
1
2 Disability Glare 11
11
3 Effects on Human Health 15
15
4 Effects on Wildlife 25
25
5 Homeowners Guide to Landscape Lighting 45
45
6 Crime Prevention and Safety 59
59
7 Commercial Industrial and Street Lighting 73
73
8 Light Source and Wavelength 91
91
10 Night Sky Conservation 133
133
11 Creating an International Dark Sky Place 145
145
Acknowledgments 161
161
About the International DarkSky Association 163
163
Contributors 171
171
Index 175
175
Back Cover
181
Copyright

9 Creating Public Policy 99
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The International Dark Sky Association was founded in 1988 and today has 58 chapters in 16 countries. The organization works with manufacturers, city planners, legislators, and citizens to provide energy efficient lighting options and legislation that reduces light pollution.

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