Saturday, July 10, 2010

Light Pollution: A Growing Problem for Wildlife

Migratory birds are veering off course. Newborn sea turtles are crawling inland rather than moving towards the sea. Nocturnal insects are flocking to the cities. Why all the confusion in the animal kingdom? Artificial lights. Researchers convened to discuss the increasing impacts of light pollution earlier this week at the 24th annual International Congress for Conservation Biology in Edmonton, Alberta.

Link: Full Article from Discovery News