Night Lighting Bad for Stream Creatures

Downtown Columbus at night overlooking Scioto River

You may have read about how light pollution is bad for migrating birds or stargazing.  Dr. Mažeika Sullivan was lead author on a recently published a study exploring the role of light on streams and wetlands in and around Columbus, and found that increases in artificial light intensity changed the makeup of species found in those areas.  Read more about the findings of Dr. Sullivan and his co-authors, Lars Meyer of Ohio State and Katie Hossler, who is now at Wright State University.