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CPRE

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Council for the Protection of Rural England
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Countryside campaigners CPRE and the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies, in partnership with National Astronomy Week, are asking stargazers to count the number of stars they can see with the naked eye in the constellation of Orion any night until Saturday, March 8.
The CPRE pointed to an interview with Chancellor George Osborne last year, where he called for more "swapping" of green belt land, to permit building on the green belt, with other land taken into the green belt in compensation.
In my 10 CPRE years I've heard dozens of grumbles, but no-one has ever asked me for a membership form to join CPRE.
Light pollution damages the character of the countryside, blurs the distinction between town and country, and denies people the experience of a dark, starry sky," Emma Marrington, rural policy campaigner at CPRE, said.
CPRE Stop the Drop campaign manager Samantha Harding added: "We'd welcome detailed analysis of any other schemes that could deliver similar results.
The CPRE study included a random assignment of the PARS program to 30 out of 60 districts in Ohio, providing the basis for clear causal connection between PARS' intervention efforts and student motivation and improvement.
Mark Sullivan, technical secretary of CPRE Warwickshire, said: "This is the biggest single development proposal to hit Coventry and Warwickshire.
The CPRE warned councils are under pressure to allow Green Belt development to meet the target.
According to CPRE, plans include the expansion of Birmingham Airport, proposals for freight terminals near St Albans, Luton and St Helens, an open cast coal mine at Broxtowe, Nottinghamshire, and a hotel and golf course at Leatherhead, Surrey.
Gerald Kells, West Midlands policy officer for CPRE said: "If there are unrealistic expectations of how many wind turbines can be provided in the West Midlands' countryside, public concern about the impact on the landscape will rise and we may not see sufficient investment in energy efficiency projects or small scale renewables, such as solar panels on roofs.
Emma Marrington, rural policy campaigner at CPRE, said: "Light pollution damages the character of the countryside, blurs the distinction between town and country and denies people the experience of a dark, starry sky.
The auction marked the 80th anniversary of the Postcards From Home campaign, run annually by the CPRE.