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OPCC - Oficina de Protección de la Calidad del Cielo del Norte de Chile

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La Oficina de Protección de la Calidad del Cielo del Norte de Chile – OPCC – es una oficina que tiene como misión apoyar a la norma de Emisión para la Regulación de la Contaminación Lumínica asesorando en lo referente a la instalación de sistemas de iluminación de exteriores compatibles con la mantención y mejoramiento de las condiciones de oscuridad de los cielos del norte de Chile. Esta oficina tiene por fin proteger los cielos nocturnos de las regiones de Antofagasta, Atacama y Coquimbo, ya que constituyen un patrimonio ambiental reconocido como el mejor existente en el Hemisferio Sur para la observación astronómica.

 

OPCC web site

 

Acar.Bio (Associazione Costiera Amalfitana Riserva Biosfera)

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logolateralThe Associazione Costiera Amalfinata Riserva della Biosfera (ACAR.BIO) (www.acarbio.it), is engaged in organization and coordination of projects which aim to strengthen the Amalfi Coast candidature as Biosphere Reserve. Its activities focus on the conservation and safeguard of the natural and historical-cultural heritage of the Amalfi Coast, by promoting any kind of sustainable development in the field of the environment, the tourism, the mobility, the energy. It also pays particular attention to the conservation and protection of historic buildings, monuments and marks left by the ancient civilizations.

 

ACAR.BIO web site

 

The Initiative: Origin, objectives, organization and support 

 

Starlight Foundation

The Starlight Foundation was created in 2009, following the “First International Starlight Conference”. Since then, it has been a legal entity whose main objective is the dissemination of astronomy and the coordination, management and promoti ...

IAU 2009 Resolution B5

IAU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2009 

Resolution B5 in Defence of the Night Sky and the Right to Starlight

The International Astronomical Union XXVII General Assembly, Recalling
1. the IAU/UNESCO International Year of Astro ...

The World Night

THERE IS ANOTHER WAY TO LIGHT UP THE NIGHT SWITCH ON THE STARS! 20 April 2012 On 2007 during the first International Starlight Conference, supported by IAC, UNESCO, IAU,UN-WTO, MaB, SCBD and CMs, it was agreed to promote annually the World Night in ...

The Starlight Initiative

The initiative is designed as an international action in defence of the values associated with the night sky and the general right to observe the stars. It is open to the participation of all scientific, cultural, environmental, and citizens' organ ...

Objectives of the Starlight Initiative

The initiative is designed as an international action in defence of the values associated with the night sky and the general right to observe the stars. It is open to the participation of all scientific, cultural, environmental, and citizens' org ...

Starlight Declaration - La Palma 2007

DECLARATION IN DEFENCE OF THE NIGHT SKY AND THE RIGHT TO STARLIGHT The participants of the International Conference in Defense of the Quality of Night Sky and the right to observe stars, jointly with the representatives of UNESCO, UNWTO, IAU, othe ...

Starlight Focal Points

OPCC - Oficina de Protección de la Calidad del Cielo del Norte de Chile


La Oficina de Protección de la Calidad del Cielo del Norte de Chile – OPCC – es una oficina que tiene como misión apoyar a la nor ...

Scientific Committee

Starlight Scientific Committee The Scientific Committee of the Starlight Initiative is made up by a wide representation of experts in the fields of astronomy, culture, information, environment and nature conservation, energy, lighting, tourism, la ...

Starlight Conference 2007

World Conference in Defence of the Night Sky and the Right to Observe the Stars The initial result of the Conference was the La Palma Declaration, or World Declaration on the Right to Starligh ...

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The Starlight Initiative is designed as an international action in defence of the values associated with the night sky and the general right to observe the stars. It is open to the participation of all scientific, cultural, environmental, and citizens' organizations...

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