Light pollution can foil plant-insect hookups, and not just at night

For cabbage thistles, daytime pollinators didn’t make up for missed after-hours seed-making

Artificial light

WHITE NIGHTS  Artificial light at night upsets pollinating insects and plants, and that disruption may spread into daylight hours.


This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Life

From the Nature Index

Paid Content