Biological – threat to biodiversity

–    Catherine Rich and Travis Longcore (eds.), Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting, Island Press, Washington, DC: 2006.
–    Travis Longcore and Catherine Rich, ‘Ecological Light Pollution’, (2004) 2(4) Front Ecol Environ 191-8.
–    Starlight Theatre, Light Pollution and Animal Behaviour
–    Sándor Boldogh, Dénes Dobrosi And Péter Samu, ‘The effects of the illumination of buildings on house-dwelling bats and its conservation consequences’, (2007) Acta Chiropterologica 9(2): 527–534.
–    P. Deda, I. Elbertzhagen, M. Klussmann,  Light pollution and the impacts on biodiversity, species and their habitats, Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (UNEP-CMS)
–    Marianne V. Moore, Stephanie M. Pierce, Hannah M. Walsh, Siri K. Kvalvik and Julie D. Lim, ‘Urban light pollution alters the diel vertical migration of Daphnia’, (2000) Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 27: 1-4.


Health – threat to human health

–    Kerenyi, N A, Pandula, E, Feuer, G, ‘Why the incidence of cancer is increasing: the role of ‘light pollution”, (1990) Med-Hypotheses 33(2): 75-8.
–    Siegelová J., Fišer B., Brázdová Z., Forejt M., Homo lka P., Vank P., Havelková A., Hollan J., Cornelissen G., Halberg F., ‘Disturbance of circadian rhythm in blood pressure by lack of darkness at night’ (2006) Scripta Medica(Brno) 79 (3): 147–154.
–    E. S. O’Leary, E. R. Schoenfeld, R. G. Stevens, G. C. Kabat, K. Henderson, R. Grimson, M. D. Gammon, M. C. Leske, ‘Shift Work, Light at Night, and Breast Cancer on Long Island, New York’ (2006) Am. J. Epidemiol. 164(4): 358 – 366.
–    Hansen, J., ‘Light at Night, Shiftwork, and Breast Cancer Risk’ (2001)Journal of the National Cancer Institute 93(20): 1513-1515.


Cultural and natural heritage – hindering enjoyment of nature


Energy inefficiency – waste of energy contributing to climate change

S.I. Isobe and S. Hamamura, Light Pollution and its Energy Loss (2000)Astrophysics and Space Science 273: 289-294.

Dark sky advisory group

Beauties of Nature

Beasts in Nature