International Dark Sky Park, Death Valley National Park 03.2014
Dark Sky

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April International Dark Sky Week
Hashtag: #IDSW2017

Award

Do you know of a person or organization doing great work protecting night skies? Nominate them for an IDA award!


http://darksky.org/our-work/awards-recognition-program





Headlines

https://www.nps.gov/subjects/nightskies/newworldatlas.htm
Indicators and standards of quality for viewing the night sky in the national parks
worlds-largest-international-dark-sky-reserve

Key Links

http://www.darksky.org
http://www.darksky.org/IDSPlaces

Twitter

@IDADarkSky
@JohnBarentine


YouTube

IntDarkSkyAssoc

City Lights To Dark Skies - International Dark Sky Week 2014 from Mark Gee on Vimeo.





Australia

Astronomy at Arkaroola - Arkaroola is South Australia's first wilderness sanctuary to adopt a Dark Skies Policy, thus ensuring our night skies remain unpolluted by local bright white light for years to come.

UK

http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/blog/2015/02/top-5-dark-sky-locations-in-great-britain

Recommended Listening

Into the light - Author Paul Bogard worries that we’re losing our sense of darkness, that our taste for banishing the night is turning Earth into the planet that never sleeps. In Europe and North America the amount of light in the night sky continues to increase by around 6% a year.