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Starlight in La Rioja

Published in News - Events
13Apr 2011
Written by Patricia 

Dissemination day - EU Sustainable Energy Week

La Rioja, 13 April 2011- Energy efficiency and starry sky protection join together to promote responsible ecotourism.

Presentation of the energy efficiency and sustainable tourism plan developed by the Government of La Rioja to obtain the declaration of the Biosphere Reserve as a "Starlight Reserve" and a "Starlight Destination."

The proposal includes the implementation of an action plan that includes the development of a Sustainable Outdoor Lighting Strategic Plan to increase energy efficiency and reduce light pollution in all the municipalities within the Reserve, thereby contributing to sustainable land development and ecotourism promotion, as well as the protection of biodiversity and the environment.

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Gobierno de la Rioja / Stralight Initiative

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The Starlight Initiative is designed as an international campaign 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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