Author: Annette Krop-Benesch

Lights on for Corona!?

Lights on for Corona!?

We are living in dark times. Let’s be honest, this year did not start well. Bush fires in Australia, war-mongering in the Middle East. Then we received news about a virus in China, which now holds the entire world in its grasp. So on top of all the other worries we’ve been having, another, very …

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Do we need to protect the night?

Do we need to protect the night?

If we talk about protecting the the enviornemtn, these days we very much focus on climate change. Scientist have known since more than years that we have a problem. And so did politicians like Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. Seriously, we have a huge problem at our hands and we are running out of time. …

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Green gardening around the clock

Green gardening around the clock

If you have a garden, and if you care for the environment, you have probably planted native flowers, created hiding places for all sorts of critters, don’t use pesticides, and much more. There are many thing we can do to create a little but valuable refuge in our backyard, and the number of environmentally aware …

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EU petition No 0362/2018 on the possible adoption of European legislation against light pollution

EU petition No 0362/2018 on the possible adoption of European legislation against light pollution

Please read the petition by Sibylle Schroer from Stars For All. She suggests to limit light emissions to sensible levels and conduct more research on light levels used in outdoor settings. Here is the full petition, if you like to sign, here is the link to the EU petition. Here is a short article about …

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