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Light Pollution
Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Jul;18(7):751-7. doi: 10.1038/mp.2013.70. Epub 2013 May 28. Abstract Humans and other organisms have adapted to a consistent and predictable 24-h solar cycle, but over the past ~130 years the widespread adoption of electric light has transformed our environment. Instead of aligning behavioral and physiological processes to the natural solar cycle, individuals respond to...
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Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/09/light-pollution-destroying-environment/598561/?utm_campaign=2019-10-06&utm_source=email&utm_medium=knowable-newsletter Since 2010, the scientific literature has exploded with research examining light’s effects on individual species, from birds to fish to trees to humans. The news, in general, isn’t good. Artificial light changes animal migration and reproduction, tree leaf growth, bird nesting and fledging, pollination, human sleep, and much more. It even affects the...
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Source: https://www.anses.fr/fr/content/led-les-recommandations-de-l%E2%80%99anses-pour-limiter-l%E2%80%99exposition-%C3%A0-la-lumi%C3%A8re-bleue While the use of LEDs is becoming more widespread for lighting and LED objects are on the increase, ANSES published the update of its 2010 expertise on the health effects of LEDs in light of the new scientific knowledge available. The Agency confirms the toxicity of blue light on the retina and highlights effects...
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