Dark Skies in Nova Scotia and Light Pollution

 Light Pollution Map for Nova Scotia

Poor design and mindless operation of outdoor lighting washes out the night sky, unnecessarily consumes electrical power, contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, and possibly harms animal habitats. More information about Light Pollution abatement may be found at:

National RASC Light-Pollution Abatement Site

International Dark-Sky Association

The RASC brochure is an excellent introduction to light pollution and its solutions.

Here is our December 2007 submission on Responsible Lighting to Nova Scotia's Renewed Energy Strategy and Climate Change Action Plan.