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What Future for Dark Skies? Devon Dark Skies Week - Shared screen with speaker view
Stephen Olende
27:00
Mayo has a dark skies reserve in the nOrth West of teh Republic of Ireland. Heard a great talk from somebody from there in the beginnnig of teh year.
Michael Young
28:56
Bob - The APPG website doesn’t give much info. Have you heard of any developments from them?
Stephen Olende
30:35
THere have been som einteresting webinars on aborigine astronomy over the year.
Stephen Olende
31:36
from australia, like
Stephen Olende
32:15
but I think they're also being bothered by light pollution at teh moment
Stephen Olende
36:59
lack of efficiency in lighting usage. pollutio tends to denote wastage. saso what you are seeing is an excesss of light bieng used.
Stephen Olende
41:01
alsolack of understanding of optimal range frofor light, thinking that the more light the safer teh place. not thinking there is such a thing as excess.
Ross, Katy
54:19
Paul's Ted talk: https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=paul+bogard+ted+talk+lighting&docid=608048360216332962&mid=2CD1B964D087F796B4122CD1B964D087F796B412&view=detail&FORM=VIRE
Chris Woodruff
54:57
modern society celebrates people who are iconic, people they look up to, role models, famous in their field... and they call them 'stars' - these are the stars people understand because they see them on their screens and they can associate with them..... perhaps we need to rename some of our constellations so people can look up to them ?
Chris Cooke
55:28
thanks
Chris Cooke
56:03
Thanks Bob great talk - Dartmoor is still applying for Dark Skies status
Chris Woodruff
01:15:21
we have grey long eared in Devon..... ... https://www.midweekherald.co.uk/news/rare-bat-discovered-roosting-in-east-devon-1-4772609
kathy
01:16:23
I have glowworms near by dark back garden in Exeter.
Michael Young
01:18:29
Thanks Bob, I hadn’t seen the outcomes from consultation
Chris Woodruff
01:19:37
what do you think of the dark sky meter app Bob - useful ?
kathy
01:20:47
How about the trend for all night garden lighting (I am not a fan!)?
Ross, Katy
01:24:36
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6tFtwGRPJc
Chris Woodruff
01:25:29
thanks for your presentations Bob and Ivan - very informative. We have a challenge to get East Devon AONB off the bottom of that light pollution list LUC/CPRE ... something perhaps for us to bring to the attention of the new EDDC Climate Change Officer.
kathy
01:26:34
Brilliant discussion and thank you so much to the speakers.
Honeybug 25
01:29:27
Thank you