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        The Effects of Light Pollution on Firefly Communication

        Firefly populations are declining all over the world. Filmmaker Emily Driscoll’s documentary Brilliant Darkness highlights the different habits of the species and the conservation efforts being put in place to preserve them. Scientists from the Department of Entomology & Nematology of the University of Florida discuss their methodology that led to the understanding of the impact of artificial light on firefly populations in this clip from SciTech Now.

        In a Flash: Firefly Communication

        Firefly populations are declining all over the world. Filmmaker Emily Driscoll’s documentary, Brilliant Darkness, highlights the different habits of the species and the conservation efforts being put in place to preserve them in this clip from SciTech Now.

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        Fireflies | Interview with Producer Emily Driscoll

        Learn more about the production and science of "Brilliant Darkness" in this interview with Science Friday producer Emily Driscoll.

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