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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

Engineer by Day, Astronomer by Night

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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 Osama Fathi (Cairo… Read more

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

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

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

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