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Modifying Natural Rhythms Can Cause Serious Issues

Hello Ecology and The Environment Readers!

The natural system is intensely on disturbance and is toward extinction. But why it is so? The answer is very simple. A new research by scientists shows that modifying or changing a natural clock in any way can cause serious problems. These can of different forms. Among these, one is the provision of artificial light to nocturnal animals.

The study finds the effects of light with respect to its wavelength, context and species.  The artificial light at night has so far disrupted the biological cycle of many organisms including bats.

The original article is on the following link.

Journal: Global Ecology and Conservation

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Sohail Anjum

Sohail Anjum completed his undergraduate degree in Zoology from University of Malakand in September 2019. He is a young researcher in Ecology. He has also worked with IUCN as a Reviewer of Proposals for IUCN Congress 2020.

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