Street Lighting Negatively Impact Insects And Urban Eco Systems

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Inhabitat2012-05-25:                      In the past, we have talked about the effects that light pollution has on the environment, but a new report now states that street lighting can also substantially change the ecology of ground-dwelling invertebrates, insects, and their local ecosystems. In the report published in Biology Letters, the team from the University of Exeter, led by Thomas Davies, studied nearly 1,200 insects in areas under and between street lights in Helston in Cornwall. Their research found…                  more »

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