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IDA Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Board of Directors

International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is pleased to solicit applications for the 2017 board of directors election. Because IDA board service constitutes a substantial commitment, we are seeking applicants who are excited, passionate, and dedicated to… Read More

The Night Sky and You

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By: Dawn Davies, Public Advocacy Volunteer IDA Public Advocacy Volunteer and amateur astronomer, Dawn Davies, shares the hidden wonders of the night sky to engage our sense of wonder and inspire exploration of the night… Read More

IDA Looks to the Future with the Hiring of Associate Director of Philanthropy

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Now more than ever, people are turning to the experts at International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) for help addressing light pollution in their communities and around the world. The public now recognizes light pollution as a… Read More

The Night Sky and You

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  By: Dawn Davies, Public Advocacy Volunteer IDA Public Advocacy Volunteer and amateur astronomer, Dawn Davies, shares the hidden wonders of the night sky to engage our sense of wonder and inspire exploration of the… Read More

Reclaiming the Night: IDA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting

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2017 IDA Annual General Meeting & Conference Reclaiming the Night Policy and Technology as Tools of Change November 10, 11 & 12, 2017 IDA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting presents the people and ideas leading the… Read More

Notes from IDA at the 37th Annual Sea Turtle Symposium

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  The International Sea Turtle Society’s 37th Annual Sea Turtle Symposium on Sea Turtle and Biology (ISTS) was attended by IDA’s Technical Director Pete Strasser, who was invited to give a presentation about IDA’s work… Read More

The Night Sky and You

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By: Dawn Davies, Public Advocacy Volunteer IDA Public Advocacy Volunteer and amateur astronomer, Dawn Davies, shares the hidden wonders of the night sky to engage our sense of wonder and inspire exploration of the night… Read More

World’s First Academic Center Dedicated to Dark Sky Studies

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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

Enjoying Dark Skies with Kids!

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Participating in dark sky activities gives kids first-hand, meaningful experiences that help them understand the obstacles we face in protecting our dark skies. Creating fun opportunities engages and empowers the decision makers of tomorrow. Below is… Read More

Contact Your Elected Official to Fight Against Blue-Rich LED Street Lighting

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Many cities across the globe are replacing their older street lights with newer LED technology. Specifically, with the blue-rich white LED (light-emitting diode) lighting. While many praise the LED conversions as a money saving and… Read More