News tagged with artificial lighting

Light pollution as a new threat to pollination

Artificial light disrupts nocturnal pollination and leads to a reduced number of fruits produced by the plant. This loss of night time pollination cannot be compensated by diurnal pollinators. The negative impact of artificial ...

dateAug 03, 2017 in Ecology
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Protecting dark skies for astronomy and life

Artificial light at night is a threat to astronomical research, personal safety, and the health of both humans and wildlife. The problem is worsening with the proliferation of LED billboards and blue-rich white light LEDs ...

dateJan 06, 2017 in Space Exploration
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