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New Book Inspires Kids to Explore Night Sky

New Book Inspires Kids to Explore Night Sky Thumbnail

  Beginning with a list of memories from her own childhood, Joan Marie Galat wrote a book from the perspective of her younger self. Dark Matters—Nature’s Reaction to Light Pollution is Galat’s most recent book [...]

Your True Nature: A True Partner Thumbnail

Ilan Shamir founded Your True Nature, a company that produces nature-themed gifts, about 20 years ago. His daughter, Laurel Alyn-Forest, is now helping to run the company and she also serves on IDA’s board.  …
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Tucson, Arizona, U.S. Skyglow Reduced 7% after Street Light Conversion Thumbnail

John Barentine, Director of Conservation at the International Dark-Sky Association, is the lead author of a recent study published online by the Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. Although Barentine has previously published papers…
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Parque Nacional Histórico de Tumacácori es Designado Como Sitio Internacional de Cielos Oscuros Thumbnail

TUMACÁCORI, AZ – El Parque Nacional Histórico de Tumacácori  (Tumacácori NHP) esta orgullosos de anunciar que ha sido acreditado como el 100º sitio Internacional del Cielos Oscuros designado por la Asociación Internacional de Cielos Oscuros (IDA)…
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Tumacácori National Historical Park Becomes 100th Designated International Dark Sky Place Thumbnail

TUMACÁCORI, AZ – Tumacácori National Historical Park (NHP) is proud to announce it has received accreditation as the 100th designated International Dark Sky Place by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA). Tumacácori NHP is honored to…
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Call for Abstracts for the 2018 Annual General Meeting Thumbnail

Looking Up! 30-Years of Dark Sky Advocacy IDA’s 30th Annual General Meeting November 9-11, 2018 | Snowbird, Utah The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to invite you to the 30th Annual General Meeting which will…
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Five Notable Moments from International Dark Sky Week Thumbnail

The 15th annual weeklong celebration of night skies was a smashing success! Nighttime enthusiasts around the globe led International Dark Sky Week activities and raised awareness about the importance of nighttime conservation. From Earth Hour…
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Can Salmon Help Save the Night Sky? Thumbnail

“Salmon could help save the night sky,” says Jack Sales, Chapter leader of IDA California. Sales is concerned about many environmental issues near Sacramento, including the decline of salmon populations. Sales says that learning about…
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A Powerful Storm is Brewing in Colorado | International Dark Sky Week Inspiration Thumbnail

International Dark Sky Week, April 15-21, 2018, draws attention to the problems associated with light pollution and promotes simple solutions available to mitigate it. This year, we’re sharing success stories from the worldwide community of dark…
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Rainbow Bridge National Monument Designated World’s 4th International Dark Sky Sanctuary Thumbnail

Rainbow Bridge National Monument and the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) are excited to announce the designation of Rainbow Bridge National Monument in Utah, U.S., as an International Dark Sky Sanctuary. The Sanctuary designation is the…
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Earth Night | International Dark Sky Week Inspiration Thumbnail

Andy Kreyche of the IDA Santa Cruz Chapter believes that the night sky should be of interest to everyone. Kreyche has been involved with the Chapter in California for about two years, and now serves…
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