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International Dark-Sky Association
3225 N. First Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719, USA,
Concerned with stopping the adverse environmental impact of light pollution and space debris.
IDA works to protect the night skies for present and future generations.
* Advocate for the protection of the night sky
* Educate the public and policymakers about night sky conservation
* Promote environmentally responsible outdoor lighting
* Empower the public with the tools and resources to help bring back the night
International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is a 501(c)(3) (tax ID #: 74-2493011) founded in 1988, and is dedicated to protecting the night skies for present and future generations.
Light pollution - the inappropriate use of artificial light at night - is an environmental pollutant that harms our planet and robs us of the opportunity to experience the wonder of a natural night sky.
Today, IDA is the recognized authority for night sky protection and has taken the lead in identifying and publicizing the negative impacts of artificial light at night on human health, wildlife and climate change.
We work with the public, city planners, legislators, lighting manufacturers, parks, and protected areas to provide and implement smart lighting choices.
Phone: (520) 293-3198
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