Highlights from Under One Sky 2022

Under One Sky 2022 Thank You

We are so proud of the success of our third annual Under One Sky Global Conference, and we are incredibly grateful to our speakers, panelists, award recipients, and attendees that shared this memorable event with… Read more

Lisa Heschong to present keynote at 2022 Under One Sky Conference

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                          We are pleased to announce that Lisa Heschong is a keynote speaker for the International Dark-Sky Association’s 2022 Under One Sky Conference… Read more

International Dark-Sky Association Aims to Raise Awareness About Light Pollution by Hosting Third Annual Capture the Dark Photography Contest

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Tucson, Arizona, U.S. – The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to announce that the third annual Capture the Dark Photography Contest presented by Visit Utah is open for entries through July 21, 2022.  “Images can… Read more

International Dark Sky Places Program Advocacy – A Review of 2020-2021 Annual Reports

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One of the primary goals of an International Dark Sky Place is to encourage communities and protected areas to become environmental leaders by communicating the importance of dark skies to the general public and providing… Read more

Lyrids to Put On a Show for International Dark Sky Week

Lyrids 2022: A Lyrid meteor streaks across the night sky in front of the Milky Way

Each year, the Lyrid Meteor Shower is active in mid-late April when the Earth crosses the orbital path of Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1). This marks the end of the meteor shower drought over the last… Read more

Register Now for the Responsible Outdoor Lighting at Night Conference (ROLAN 2022)

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The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to announce that we are a founding partner of the Responsible Outdoor Lighting at Night Conference (ROLAN 2022). ROLAN 2022 is a two‐day online conference taking place May 12-13… Read more

Globe at Night 2022: Can You See the Stars?

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

Aparna Venkatesan to Present Keynote at 2021 Under One Sky Conference

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We are pleased to announce that Aparna Venkatesan is a keynote speaker for the International Dark-Sky Association’s 2021 Under One Sky Conference. The virtual conference will take place across 24 hours from November 12-13. During… Read more

Dark and Quiet Skies: An opportunity to make your voice heard around the world

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We invite you to participate in the second United Nations-sponsored conference on Dark and Quiet Skies Conference for Science and Society, to be held as a hybrid virtual and in-person event on October 3-7, 2021. … Read more

The 2021 Capture the Dark Winners and Honorable Mentions

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Photography is one of the most powerful tools in dark sky advocacy. A photograph has the power to spark conservation awareness and reveal how beautiful and functional dark sky-friendly lighting can be. To celebrate, we… Read more