What are the effects of artificial light on the behaviour of bats, moths, beetles, reptiles and birds: sleep, reproduction, habitat, life span, feeding? Which types of lighting are the least harmful to wildlife? These are some of the questions that the scientific literature tries to answer.

Keywords: attraction effect, artificial lights, mercury-vapour lamp, high-pressure sodium-vapour lamps, insect orders, zoocenosis, light traps, habitats, correlation analysis, light bulbs, spectral range, hymenoptera, diptera, woody plants, biocenosis, luminance, moths, greenhouse, UV radiations, species protection.

Number of pages: 15