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Advocate Opens the Door to Awareness

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

Call for 2020 IDA Award Nominations

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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

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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 Mike Shaw (Minnesota). … Read more

Research and Dark Sky Advocacy Are a Perfect Match for Scientist

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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 Missouri Chapter Board Member… Read more

Women and Girls in the Dark Sky Movement

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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

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“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

A Bright Star in the Dark Sky World

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Cindy Luongo Cassidy, creator of the “Be a Star” program in Texas, is a bright star among dark sky advocates. While her awards, accomplishments, and leadership roles in the dark sky realm are substantial, including… Read more

Mexico’s Environmental Law Will Now Include Regulation of Light Pollution

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by John C. Barentine, Ph.D. Director of Public Policy and Amanda Gormley Director of Communication The Senate of Mexico unanimously endorsed legislation that classifies light pollution as a form of environmental pollution this November. The… Read more

IDA Advocate Opens Teens Eyes to Light Pollution in Chicago

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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, Rosalía Lugo.  Self-described… Read more

Carpe Noctem: Efforts to Protect the Dark in Serbia

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Meet Dajana Bjelajac, Ph.D. student studying light pollution at the University of Novi Sad in Serbia. Bjelajac is an IDA Delegate working to protect the night from light pollution in Serbia through her NGO, Carpe… Read more