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Light Pollution linked to increase risks of West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus and Light Pollution - linked
As reported in ScienceMag and American Veterinarian, new research has linked light pollution to longer infection periods of West Nile Virus in birds. This longer infection time means more mosquitoes can become infected as a result which then increases risk and cases of it occurring in humans. Expansion of human population and new builds into outer [...]

Cambridge Ontario environmental light pollution from 7000 meters up

Cambridge Ontario environmental light pollution
This (annotated) photo shows Cambridge Ontario environmental light pollution from 7000 meters up. It was taken by Dr. Ron Brecher while on an in-bound flight to Pearson Airport in Toronto, passing over the Region of Waterloo. Click or tap for larger image. The need for stricter guidelines for commercial developments and the use of artificial [...]