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Responsible for this website and blog according to German law § 5 TMG:

Dr. Annette Krop-Benesch
Nachhaltig Beleuchten
Im Raßdorf 11
64342 Seeheim-Jugenheim

Phone: +49 178 198 03 74

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Signet Nachhaltig Beleuchten © Michael Melchinger

Background image by Kenny Louie from Vancouver, Canada (Chrystler et al.) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Portraits Annette Krop-Benesch: © Studioline Berlin-Steglitz

Energy: Satellite picture of Europe at night, data courtesy Marc Imhoff of NASA GSFC and Christopher Elvidge of NOAA NGDC. Image by Craig Mayhew and Robert Simmon, NASA GSFC. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Ecology: Insects flying around a luminaire, by Nevit Dilmen (Diskussion) (Eigenes Werk) [CC BY-SA 3.0 oder GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Health: sleeping © IceRedfield via Pixabay

Society: Berlin tram at night © Annette Krop-Benesch

Culture: Starry sky above Coachella Valley with light pollution visible at horizon, by Joshua Tree National Park [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Safety: illuminated pedestrian crossing © Annette Krop-Benesch


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The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee the contents' accuracy, completeness or topicality. According to statutory provisions, we are furthermore responsible for our own content on these web pages. In this matter, please note that we are not obliged to monitor the transmitted or saved information of third parties, or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity. Our obligations to remove or block the use of information under generally applicable laws remain unaffected by this as per §§ 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act (TMG).

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