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Advocate Q&A with Debbie Moran

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Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers who are working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of IDA Delegate Debbie Moran in… Read more

Astrotourism as a Force for Good

Ian Hobkirk Dark Sky

Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers who are working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of IDA Delegate Ian Hobkirk in… Read more

Q&A with IDA Advocate Michael Lewis

IDA Advocate Michael Lewis looking through a telescope.

Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers who are working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of IDA Delegate Michael Lewis in… Read more

Dark Sky Advocacy During a Pandemic: Lessons Learned

Advocacy in a pandemic

Being a dark sky advocate is not always easy. You often encounter people that don’t know that light can be a form of pollution. You first have to educate them that light pollution is a… Read more

Meet Sujay Patil: Founder of the Meet Star Gazers App

Sujay Patil Founder of Meet Star Gazers App

Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers who are working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of IDA Delegate and founder of… Read more

Globe at Night 2021: Can You See the Stars?

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Every year, the Globe at Night international citizen-science campaign raises awareness about the impact of light pollution by inviting citizen-scientists to measure and submit night sky brightness observations. All you need is a computer, tablet… Read more

Under the Desert Sky: Darkening the Way in Bahrain

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Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers who are working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of IDA Delegate Myriam Alqassab in… Read more

Josh Dury: Raising a Profile for the Dark Sky Movement in the UK’s Climate Capital

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Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers who are working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of IDA Delegate Jush Dury in… Read more

Student Working to Protect Brazil’s Starry Skies

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In his third year at São Paulo State University (UNESP), the campus of Rosana, in Brazil, Vitor Barbato Honorato is studying tourism and conducting studies about astrotourism and dark skies. He’s also the first IDA… Read more

Writing Under, About, and For the Stars

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Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers who are working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of IDA Delegate Megan Eaves. “The night… Read more