Tag: Elizabeth Perkin

Breaking News: Light Pollution Is Driving the Insect Apocalypse: A New Study and Concern

A new research paper in the scientific journal BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION raises new concerns over the impact of artificial light at night (ALAN) for environmental health. The journal has just published the latest in a series of articles sounding the alarm over declining insect populations. After an initial study (Hallmann, et.al. 2017) in Germany revealed a shocking 76% decline in flying insects within protected area,… Read more »