Clear, Dark Skies Are Disappearing In The U.S. — Except Rural Idaho

From VICE News.

Dark skies are disappearing across the United States.

Today, more than 80 percent of Americans can’t see the Milky Way from their home cities. But deep in rural Idaho, the skies are alive.

The International Dark-Sky Association has named nearly a million acres in central Idaho a Dark Sky Reserve, a designation that means counties and towns in the area pledge to take measures to keep the dark, well, dark.

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