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The IAU Dark Skies Ambassadors is a program that invites keen enthusiasts worldwide to be dark sky advocates and spread the word of the concern of light pollution. Dark Skies Ambassadors organise actions, get others to do events and/or do events, and help advertise events. Joining the program could also create a peer-supporting environment and provide visibility of events.
We welcome wholeheartedly individuals or organizations who are interested in promoting dark sky protection and had organized at least one dark-skies related activity to join us.
We have three categories to entice different levels of participation. The Silver Level could be a starting point and as you contribute more time and talent toward events or other actions that spread awareness, the status will grow with the experience of organization of dark-sky actions or events, to the Gold Level and ultimately, to the Platinum Level. The table below provides a description of the categories.
Dark Skies Ambassadors shall promote the importance of dark-sky protection by conducting or motivating others to conduct any of the following: