Moths Learn To Avoid City Lights

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Environmental News Network reports

The globally increasing light pollution has negative effects on organisms and entire ecosystems. The consequences are especially hard on nocturnal insects, since their attraction to artificial light sources generally ends fatal. A new study by Swiss zoologists from the Universities of Basel and Zurich now shows that urban moths have learned to avoid light.

Source: Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News: Moths in cities have learned to avoid man-made light

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