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We are DarkSky. After 30+ years the International Dark-Sky Association gets an easier-to-say name.

Celebrate International Dark Sky Week 2023! Thumbnail

What do you see when you look up at the night sky on a clear and cloudless night? Whether you are accustomed to seeing the luminous edges of the Milky Way or can just barely…
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Community of Xichong recognized as first International Dark Sky Community in China Thumbnail

XICHONG, Shenzhen, China – Xichong, Shenzhen, is now an International Dark Sky Community certified by DarkSky International. Becoming the first International Dark Sky Community in China, this recognition is a milestone for Shenzhen to achieve…
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Nalayini Brito-Davies: Leading Dark Skies in New Zealand Thumbnail

Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of Nalayini Brito-Davies in New Zealand with an…
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Nightscape #111 · March 2023

Cover of Nightscape magazine #111, featuring a photo of a silver fern

We are delighted to bring you the digital version of the March 2023 Nightscape magazine, which includes: “New Zealand: Land of the Long Dark Night” about dark sky activism, conservation, and tourism in New Zealand…
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Monthly Star: YOU

Monthly Star: YOU 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 in a feature called ‘Monthly Star.’ This month we are highlighting the…
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Ynys Enlli named first International Dark Sky Sanctuary in Wales, United Kingdom Thumbnail

YNYS ENLLI, Wales, UK – Ynys Enlli (Bardsey Island), north Wales, has received International Dark Sky Sanctuary (IDSS) certification from the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA). This certification makes Enlli the first site in Europe to…
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City of Rocks National Reserve Achieves International Dark Sky Park Certification Thumbnail

CITY OF ROCKS NATIONAL RESERVE, Almo, Idaho, U.S. – City of Rocks National Reserve (henceforth “City”) is proud to announce that it has received full certification as an International Dark Sky Park by the International…
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International Dark-Sky Association and Globe at Night encourage public to ‘Love the Stars’ in February 2023 Thumbnail

This February, Globe at Night, in partnership with the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), is inviting people to participate in the fourth “Love the Stars” campaign. The International Dark-Sky Association is the recognized authority on light pollution…
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Nuevo estudio resalta la necesidad de tomar acciones urgentes para revertir el acelerado crecimiento de la contaminación lumínica Thumbnail

Traducido por Fernando Avila. To read this post in English, click here. El proyecto de ciencia ciudadana “Globe at Night” encuentra que a nivel mundial la contaminación lumínica se duplica cada ocho años. Un nuevo…
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Request for support for a petition to reduce light pollution at night in New Zealand Thumbnail

The following is a guest post by Nalayini Brito-Davies, Vice President of the IDA Board of Directors. As with most countries in the world, New Zealand is seeing its night skies come under threat from…
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