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International Dark Sky Week 2019

2019 International Dark Sky Week

Join the International Dark-Sky Association for a week of celebration, learning, and action! 2019 International Dark Sky Week is Sunday, March 31 – Sunday, April 7!  Created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow, International […] Read more

International Dark Sky Week 2019

2019 International Dark Sky Week

Join the International Dark-Sky Association for a week of celebration, learning, and action! 2019 International Dark Sky Week is Sunday, March 31 – Sunday, April 7!  Created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow, International […] Read more

The European Union Adopts New Guidance On Roadway Lighting Installations

The European Union Adopts New Guidance On Roadway Lighting Installations Image

by John C. Barentine, Ph.D. IDA Director of Public Policy When white light-emitting diode (LED) technology appeared on the outdoor lighting market late in the last decade, the world was on the edge of economic […] Read more

Fulda, Germany Earns International Dark Sky Community Status, First in the Country

Fulda, Germany Earns International Dark Sky Community Status, First in the Country Image

The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to announce the designation of Fulda, Germany as a Provisional International Dark Sky Community. The designation marks the first International Dark Sky Community in Germany. Located near the western edge […] Read more

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