Streetlights: How they complicate a bug’s life

Study suggests light pollution interferes with pollination.

At twilight, a moth takes flight in a thistle patch. It distinguishes the purple bristles of a flower from the thorny vegetation using specialized reflectors like those that make a cat’s eyes glow green in the darkness. The flower entices it with nectar and dusts its feathery wings with pollen.

Source: Streetlights: How they complicate a bug’s life; Study suggests light pollution interferes with pollination