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Eastern suburbs council darkens the night sky to reduce light pollution – Sydney Morning Herald

Waverley Council is considering ways to cut light pollution in Sydney’s eastern suburbs without affecting public safety.

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We completely support the need to create dark spaces that support our nocturnal fauna as well as for viewing the night skies, she said.
Cr Masselos said Dark Skies was a growing global movement that aimed to prevent or limit artificial skyglow – light pollution – in the night sky caused by artificial light.
Light pollution could be reduced without affecting public safety, said Henrique Sala Benites, a PhD candidate in sustainable urban planning at the University of NSW.Credit:James Brickwood
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