The Proceedings of the convention "Light Pollution and the Protection of the Night Environment - Venice: let's save the night" are collected in a book of 356 pages, edited by Pierantonio Cinzano and published by the Light Pollution Science and Technology Institute (ISTIL) with the support of UNESCO-ROSTE. The book reviews the many aspects of light pollution with a simple language through contributions of authors of international relevance: the importance of stargazing to man throughout the centuries, the situation of the night sky in Europe and Italy, ecological consequences of artificial night lighting, teaching light pollution at school, technical measures for an effective limitation of its effects, controlling light pollution in Eastern Europe and much more (ISBN 88-88517-01-4). Available on-line.
The ISTIL Report 2001 "Stato del cielo notturno e Inquinamento luminoso in Italia" published by the Light Pollution Science and Tecnology Institute (ISTIL) collects many data about Italy based on satellite measurements: maps of the night sky brightness, stellar visibility, loss of magnitude, a large statistic on the situation of the night sky in the Italian regions and provinces and the capability of population to perceive the Universe. In Italian language with English abstract and captions of maps and tables (ISBN 88-88517-00-6). Available on-line.