Scientists are learning more about how light pollution effects our environment, but they do not know much about how it impacts marine life. Photo: Getty Images
Scientists are learning more about how light pollution effects our environment, but they do not know much about how it impacts marine life. Photo: Getty Images
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Where light pollution impacts marine life most – new global atlas highlights areas of concern

  • Scientists have mapped coastal cities and their contributions to light pollution affecting the oceans, to pinpoint hotspots for research into its impacts
  • LED lights are a major factor behind the increase in light pollution in cities such as Hong Kong, but it’s a fixable problem, they and other experts say

Scientists are learning more about how light pollution effects our environment, but they do not know much about how it impacts marine life. Photo: Getty Images
Scientists are learning more about how light pollution effects our environment, but they do not know much about how it impacts marine life. Photo: Getty Images
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