Friday, 13 February 2015

Moths and light pollution

A new research paper was published today on the effects of artificial light on Winter Moths. It struck me as a fascinating experiment, and inspired me to add to my own blog for the first time since 2012!

In brief, Koert van Geffen and colleagues have demonstrated that artificial lighting reduces the breeding success of Winter Moths. To find out more go to:
Lightness falls

P.S. Pale Brindled Beauty on the bathroom window two nights ago was my second moth for the year :)

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