CfDS Handbook

The CfDS handbook is available, full of information about the detrimental effects of light pollution, and what you can do about them.

To order a copy, please send your name, address and a 3 cheque made payable to the "Commission for Dark Skies" (to cover printing and postage), to:

The Commission for Dark Skies,
38 The Vineries,
Wimborne BH21 2PX

The handbook consists of six chapters, including:

  1. The night sky and wasted light
  2. The adverse environmental effects of light pollution
  3. Lighting and Crime
  4. Human health implications of light pollution
  5. Not just an astronomers problem: wasted light and wasted money
  6. What actions can be taken by victims of light pollution
  7. Technical appendix