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Light pollution as a form of cultural genocide

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Light pollution as a form of cultural genocide

.....is part of the title of a pre-print paper which caught my eye: Whitening the Sky: Light pollution.

It discusses how LP can affect indigenous cultures such as Aboriginal and Torres Straits Island people of Australia. You can access the paper from the above link or directly here. Quite thought provoking and a good general overview of LP and its broader consequences.

It also made me aware of a new journal which published this research: the Journal of Dark Sky Studies published by the University of Utah. Worth keeping an eye on, especially from a CfDS perspective.