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Highlights from Under One Sky 2020

Under One Sky 2020 Highlights

This year, when we realized we had to reinvent our Annual Conference and take things virtual, we knew it was a unique opportunity to connect with our global audience. However, we never anticipated the universal [...]

2020 Global Conference Speakers Annoucemnt

We are thrilled to announce more IDA 2020 Global Conference speakers! These compelling storytellers are presenting at the virtual conference on November 13-14. As we focus on the environmental and cultural threats that light pollution…
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Get Your Under One Sky T-Shirts!

Under One Sky T-Shirt Blue

We are very pleased to share that Under One Sky t-shirts and sweatshirts are now available! This year, our Annual Conference looks a little different than in previous years. You may have heard that we…
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When satellites take pictures of Earth at night, how much of the light that they see comes from streetlights? A team of scientists from Germany, the USA, and Ireland have answered this question for the…
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Bat flying across the sky at night.

In celebration of Bat Week, we have teamed up with Bat Conservation International (BCI) to learn about bats. This article was created in collaboration with BCI and written by Dr. Kristen Lear, Endangered Species Interventions…
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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…
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Annette Lee to speak at IDA 2020 Global Conference

We are very pleased to announce that Annette Lee will be a keynote speaker at the International Dark-Sky Association 2020 Global Conference. The virtual conference will take place on November 13-14.  Sessions will happen across…
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The 2020 IDA Award Recipients

IDA 2020 Award Winners

We are very excited to announce the 2020 IDA award recipients! Each year, the International Dark-Sky Association recognizes and celebrates the incredible achievements of individuals and groups who are committed to our mission to preserve…
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Celebrate Energy Efficiency Day by reducing light pollution.

This October 7, celebrate the fifth annual Energy Efficiency Day with us! Held on the first Wednesday of October, this day is meant to showcase the benefits of energy efficiency. It’s the collaborative effort of…
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Ways to Connect with the Cosmos This National Public Lands Day Thumbnail

What is National Public Lands Day? Established in 1994, National Public Lands Day is held annually on the fourth Saturday in September. This event is typically the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands…
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Slumgullion Center Dark Sky Park

Hinsdale County is now home to the newest International Dark Sky Park. The Lake Fork Valley Conservancy’s (LFVC) application to designate the 58-acre Slumgullion Center was approved last week by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA)…
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