volume 167, issue 1, P37-58 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12754
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Emmanuel Desouhant, Elisa Gomes, Nathalie Mondy, Isabelle Amat

Abstract: Abstract The alternation of light and dark periods on a daily or seasonal time scale is of utmost importance for the synchronization of physiological and behavioral processes in the environment. For the last 2 decades, artificial light at night (ALAN) has strongly increased worldwide, disrupting the photoperiod and its related physiological processes, and impacting the survival and reproduction of wild animals. ALAN is now considered as a major concern for biodiversity and human health. Here, we present why i…

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