Science Projects

Combating and Educating about Light Pollution

References & Further Reading

Blinded By The Light - This booklet publised by the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies. It offers referenced information on lighting, health, the law, crime and a host of other areas concerning the effected of lighting in our modern society. Copies are available from the Group with a suggested donation of £5.00 to the Campaign for Dark Skies.

Further details on the Campaign for Dark Skies can be found at

Mizon, B. (2002). Light Pollution Responses and Remedies. Springer-Verlag: London

Henbest, N. (1989). Save Our Skies. New Scientist. February 1989

Ramsey, M., Newton, R. (1991). The Influence of Street Lighting on Crime and Fear of Crime. Home Office Crime Prevention Unit. papers 28 and 29: London

Countryside Commission. Lighting the Countryside - Towards Good Practice HMSO: London

Institution of Lighting Engineers. (Revised 1994). Guidance Notes for the Reduction of Light Pollution. ILE: Rugby

Royal Fine Arts Commission. Lighten Our Darkness. RFAC: London

Council for Protection of Rural England and British Astronomical Association. (2000) Starry Starry Night. CPRE and BAA: London

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