Tag: sensory pollution

December 17, 2020

Noise, light pollution impact bird reproduction

Noise and light pollution have been known to cause behavioral changes in birds, but researchers recently found they can actually affect their reproductive fitness. “We know that sensory pollutants are...

March 30, 2020

Research sheds light on sensory pollution and wildlife

Light and sound pollution can dramatically alter how wildlife behave and jeopardize animal conservation. Bright lights can confuse sea turtles heading to the coastline. Noisy roads can interfere with mating...

October 4, 2016

How bats hunt in noise pollution

Robotic frogs with inflatable throat pouches are revealing how bats hunt in noisy conditions. Ordinarily, the bats locate their amphibian prey by following frog mating calls. But when noise pollution...