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Light Pollution, Urbanization and Ecology

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Levente Hufnagel
Levente Hufnagel

John Wesley Theological College, Research Institute of Multidisciplinary Ecotheology,
Hungary

Published30 March 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.87456

ISBN978-1-83880-973-7

Print ISBN978-1-83880-972-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83880-974-4

Copyright year2022

Number of pages132

Light Pollution, Urbanization and Ecology presents a comprehensive review of light pollution, including scientific research on the ecological impacts of artificial illumination in urban regions. Chapters cover such topics as general ecological aspects, plants, invertebrate and vertebrate biology, and environmental and landscape architecture aspects of this interesting and important topic.

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2. Artificial Light at Night: A Global Threat to Plant Biological Rhythms and Eco-Physiological Processes

By Rekha Sodani, Udit Nandan Mishra, Subhash Chand, Indu, Hirdayesh Anuragi, Kailash Chandra, Jyoti Chauhan, Bandana Bose, Vivek Kumar, Gopal Shankar Singh, Devidutta Lenka and Rajesh Kumar Singhal

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3. Moth Species Caught by Ultraviolet and Visible Light Sources in Connection with Their Wingspan

By László Nowinszky, Lionel Hill, János Puskás, Károly Tar and Levente Hufnagel

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4. Artificial Light at Night and Breast Cancer

By Redhwan Al-Naggar and Lutfi Al-Maktari

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5. Light Pollution Observations in Indonesia

By Agustinus Gunawan Admiranto, Rhorom Priyatikanto, Siti Maryam, Elyyani, Siti Kurniawati and Muhammad Faisal Eko Saputro

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