4 Sep 2017

How light pollution hurts bugs

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:30 pm on 4 September 2017

Last week we talked about a decline in bugs splattered on our windscreens and we've now been altered to the fact that there's another threats to our insects - blue LED lights.

Researchers have noticed our lit up skies are affecting the population of insects. The change of outdoor lighting to the blue LED lights has become increasingly concerning in terms of bugs.

Steve Butler has been involved in raising awareness about the impact of light pollution on our environment as part of the 'Dark Skies' group.

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