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The Night Sky Has No Border

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The 14th European Symposium for the Protection of the Night  & the International Dark-Sky Association AGM & Conference An Intercontinental Partnership We are delighted to announce that the 14th European Symposium for the Protection of [...]

Bryce Canyon National Park Certified as an  International Dark Sky Park Thumbnail

August 13, 2019 For Immediate Release Peter Densmore (435) 834-4744 Bryce Canyon celebrates 50 years of night sky outreach and support  BRYCE, UT – The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased…
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Protect the Night Matching Gifts Challenge Extended Thumbnail

WE’RE LESS THAN $10,000 AWAY FROM OUR GOAL! We are so close to meeting our fundraising goal for the Protect the Night Matching Gifts Challenge. As of today, we are less than $10,000 away from closing the match…
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Hehuan Mountain becomes Taiwan’s first International Dark Sky Park Thumbnail

Original text has been translated from Mandarin to English Hehuan Mountain becomes the first designated International Dark Sky Park in Taiwan. In the congratulatory letter from the International Dark-Sky Association’s Executive Director Ruskin K. Hartley…
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The Art of Darkness – Music and the Night Sky Thumbnail

Nancy Calderon is a Toronto-based musician with a passion for dark skies. She became an IDA Delegate last November, with plans to use music and art to reach new audiences and convince more people to…
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International Dark Sky Park Offers Sky and Earth Camp for Youth this Summer Thumbnail

The UBarU Camp and Retreat Center is a 144-acre property located in Texas Hill Country. Owned and operated by the Unitarian Universalist Friends Retreat Foundation, UBarU was designated as an International Dark Sky Park in…
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Arches National Park Certified as an International Dark Sky Park  Thumbnail

Southeast Utah Group News Release Release date: July 5, 2019 Contact(s): Kate Cannon 435-719-2101, Nathan Ament 435-719-2227  MOAB, UT— The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce Arches National Park as an…
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Protect the Night and Double Your Impact! Thumbnail

IDA supporters are people who understand the sense of awe and the connection to something bigger found in pristine, starry skies. Sadly, because of light pollution, only a handful of the 5,000 stars visible in…
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Light Pollution and the Beginner Astronomer Thumbnail

Guest post by Peter Thompson, co-founder of Astronomy for Beginners Above your head every night, there is a light show that will take your breath away. That is, it will take your breath away if…
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Register Now for the IDA 2019 Annual General Meeting & Conference! Thumbnail

  Shoot for the stars this November 8th & 9th in Tucson, Arizona for the 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference. Join us for a weekend of networking and peer-to-peer learning as we explore the…
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Estrellas Ancestrales – Guatemala’s Heritage of Dark Skies Thumbnail

“I am a living witness of the stars disappearing,” says Sergio Emilio Montúfar Codoñer, a passionate Delegate of the International Dark-Sky Association in Guatemala. An amateur astronomer from a young age, Montúfar started learning about…
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