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

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Kanab, Utah Preserves View of the Stars with Outdoor Lighting Ordinance

On June 26, 2018, after a two-year citizen-led effort, the Kanab City Council enacted an outdoor lighting ordinance to protect the natural darkness that makes Kane County, Utah, a great place to see stars. Residents […] Read More

New Mexico Blazing a Dark Sky Trail

While New Mexico has long been a destination for dark sky enthusiasts, there had been no organized effort to promote dark sky tourism until the state’s Tourism Department got involved. On a visit to Capulin […] Read More

International Dark-Sky Association Announces 2018 Award Recipients

International Dark-Sky Association Announces 2018 Award Recipients Image

  Each year, the IDA recognizes and celebrates the incredible achievements of individuals and groups who are committed to our mission to preserve and protect the natural nighttime environment. The recipients of the 2018 IDA […] Read More

Croatia Set To Enact One Of The World’s Most Advanced National Light Pollution Laws

Croatia Set To Enact One Of The World’s Most Advanced National Light Pollution Laws Image

A proposed country-wide law in Croatia would conform to IDA’s endorsed best practices, including requirements concerning both shielding and color temperature of outdoor lighting. The law is also poised to stand as a template for […] Read More

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