光污染 light pollution

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很多動物也會透過光線去判斷時間,而人類製造的光污染,會影響動物們的生活習性。以倭狐猴為例,牠們被街燈等人為光源影響了白天黑夜的時間觀念。除了打亂牠們的交配季節,亦因牠們是夜行動物,令牠們的覓食及活動時間縮短了。

nocturnal mouse lemurs are very sensitive to the day length and human light pollution has greatly impact the behavior and physiological rhythms of them and many other animals such as mouse lemurs. light pollution not only changed their reproductive behavior. it has also shorten their active hours at night that could influence the whole ecosystems.

http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/15845/20140705/light-pollution-impacts-reproductive-behavior-lemurs.htm

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