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Webmaster Posted 15-Oct-2014 14:31


From Science Daily on 15-Oct-2014 14:31

Turning the street lights off decreased the number of grounded fledglings, according to a new study. Thousands of birds are attracted to lights-sometimes referred to as light-pollution-every year worldwide during their first flights from their nests to the open ocean, a phenomenon called 'fallout.'

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