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Utah Division of Parks and Recreation Announces Three New International Dark Sky Park Designations for Jordanelle, Kodachrome Basin, and Rockport State Parks

Dark Sky over Rockport State Park photo by Shelby Stock

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has awarded International Dark Sky Park status to Jordanelle, Kodachrome Basin, and Rockport State Parks. Utah has more dark sky state parks than any other state park system. These parks [...]

Under the Desert Sky: Darkening the Way in Bahrain 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 Myriam Alqassab in…
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Report from Tokyo: The Great Achievement of a Small Island Thumbnail

  This is a guest post written by Nobuaki Ochi of IDA Tokyo. Kozushima is a small island located about 180 km south of central Tokyo and is home to the Village of Kozushima with…
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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…
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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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Experiment uses smart city lighting to measure streetlight emissions Thumbnail

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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