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Can society turn down damaging levels of light pollution? | FT Rethink

Artificial light is proving to be an ever-growing threat to biodiversity. It's harmful to pollinating insects, bats and a host of other creatures, including zooplankton, and remains a crucial part of the aquatic food chain. But as the FT’s science editor Clive Cookson explains, scientists are discovering relatively simple ways to light the night in harmony with nature