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RTL News: Blue nights due to artificial light: ‘Different colors would be better’

February 12, 2024

Adjusting outdoor lighting usually aims to reduce energy, and is done by using LED lights. But that increases the amount of blue light in the environment leading to light pollution with many consequences for nature. National news channel RTL broadcasted an interview with BioClock researcher Kamiel Spoelstra and BioClock advisor Ellen de Vries about this. You can watch it here (Dutch): RTL Nieuws.

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The BioClock Consortium is funded by the NWA-ORC programme of the Dutch Research Council (NWO; project number 1292.19.077).