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The International Dark-Sky Association works to protect the night skies for present and future generations.

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World’s First Academic Center Dedicated to Dark Sky Studies

The world's first academic center specific to the issue of dark skies has been announced at The University of Utah. The Consortium for Dark Sky Studies (CDSS) will be "dedicated to discovering, developing, communicating and […] Read More

Møn and Nyord Designated Scandinavia’s First IDA Dark Sky Places

Møn and Nyord Designated Scandinavia’s First IDA Dark Sky Places Image

IDA has announced the designation of the Danish islands of Møn and Nyord as Scandinavia's first International Dark Sky Park and International Dark Sky Community. The Dark Sky Park even has Gold Tier status. The IDA designations […] Read More

2017 Could be the Turning Point for how Cities are Lit

"2017 could be the turning point for the revolution in how cities are lit," IDA program manager, John Barantine told Good Health's, Alex Schechter. Schechter explores the relationship between light at night and human health. […] Read More

BBC Explores True Cost of LED Lights

Brian Wheeler of the BBC shares the story of Karen Snyder, and her friend, Delores Bushong whose neighborhood in Washington DC recently installed 4,000 Kelvin LED streetlights. Snyder and Bushong oppose the bright lights and want their […] Read More


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