Support IDA

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

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

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

Student Working to Protect Brazil’s Starry Skies Thumbnail

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

Writing Under, About, and For the Stars Thumbnail

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

Engineer by Day, Astronomer by Night

Engineer by Day, Astronomer by Night Thumbnail

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 Osama Fathi (Cairo… Read more

Advocate Opens the Door to Awareness

Advocate Opens the Door to Awareness Thumbnail

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 Colorado Chapter Board Member, Linda Kahananui.  Linda Kahananui… Read more

Call for 2020 IDA Award Nominations

Call for 2020 IDA Award Nominations Thumbnail

Do you know a dark sky advocate who deserves recognition for their work protecting the night from light pollution? Whether they have dedicated decades to reducing light pollution, brought innovative dark sky solutions to the… Read more

Nightscape Photographer Brings Light Pollution In Focus

Nightscape Photographer Brings Light Pollution In Focus Thumbnail

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 Mike Shaw (Minnesota). … Read more

Research and Dark Sky Advocacy Are a Perfect Match for Scientist

Research and Dark Sky Advocacy Are a Perfect Match for Scientist Thumbnail

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 Missouri Chapter Board Member… Read more

Women and Girls in the Dark Sky Movement

Women and Girls in the Dark Sky Movement Thumbnail

February 11th is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day to celebrate the incredible contributions women have made to science and technology, highlight the gender inequities in the industry, and inspire… Read more

The Life-Changing Magic of Dark Skies

The Life-Changing Magic of Dark Skies Thumbnail

“I seriously believe that a mere gaze at a starry night sky can completely change people and give them hopes and dreams of making this a better world, because that is exactly what happened to me,”… Read more