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A Dark Sky Mission in Argentina

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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 Alejandro Sommer in Argentina with an article… Read more

Michigan, USA Declares July 2021 “Dark Sky Awareness Month”

Dark Sky Awareness Month Michigan

Lansing, Michigan, USA – Last month, the Michigan State Senate adopted a resolution formally recognizing July 2021 as Dark Sky Awareness Month in the state. This accomplishment is the result of a six-month-long effort championed… Read more

Advocate Q&A: Abhishek Pawse from Nagpur, India

IDA Advocate Abhishek Pawse

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 Advocate Abhishek Pawse from… Read more

Fight for the Stars

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The following is a guest post by dark sky advocate Emma Schmidt, from Austin, Texas, USA. Hello! I am Emma Schmidt, a Girl Scout Ambassador in Troop 145. I just finished high school in Austin… Read more

Wild Atlantic Skies in Ireland’s County Mayo

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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 Georgia MacMillan in Ireland with an article… Read more

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