This past week saw a big step towards preserving the dark night skies in one of the last unspoilt regions on Earth. Skywatchers wanting to experience some of the darkest skies anywhere in the world have a new dream destination in Africa.
This week the Arizona-based International Dark Sky Association (IDA), a night sky preservation advocacy group announced that one of southern Africa’s largest privately own reserves, NamibRand Nature Reserve in Namibia is not only the world’s newest International Dark Sky Preserve but the continents first.
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