Preserving the dark: astro-tourism in Australia
The rampant increase in light pollution around the globe has led to consistent decrease in areas untouched by artificial light. Dark sky tourism, i.e., spaces for people to witness the milky way has become more important than ever considering its historical and scientific importance for research.
Astro-tourism is deemed to be the lowest impact tourism there with the potential to help combat light pollution in a quick and effective manner.
Produced By: Misbah Ansari
Featured In Story: Landon Bannister, President of Dark Sky Tasmania, Dr Christopher Lidman, Director of Siding Spring Observatory, and
First aired on The Wire, Monday 12 September 2022