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City of Blanco, Texas (U.S.) Becomes Fifth International Dark Sky Community in Texas

BLANCO, Texas, U.S. – The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) officially approved the City of Blanco as an International Dark Sky Community (IDSC). Culminating a grassroots effort that began in 2007, the certification validated the work of […] Read more

Q&A with IDA Delegate Rayan Kahn from Pakistan

Q&A with IDA Delegate Rayan Kahn from Pakistan Image

Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers who are working to protect the night in a feature called ‘Monthly Star.’ This month we’re highlighting the work […] Read more

Dark Sky Preservation and Environment/Conservation Organizations: A Case Study

Dark Sky Preservation and Environment/Conservation Organizations: A Case Study Image

The following is a guest post by IDA Advocate Douglas Arion, PhD. He is also the Executive Director of Mountains of Stars, an IAU Dark Sky Ambassador, and a member of the AAS Light Pollution, […] Read more

Joshua Iván Muñoz Salazar: Lights Above Mexico City

Joshua Iván Muñoz Salazar: Lights Above Mexico City Image

Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of Joshua Iván Muñoz Salazar in Mexico with […] Read more

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