Visual Tour of Turbine 18 proposed Location.

Sometimes it is difficult to understand the loss and potential damages that will occur with Industrialization of the Michigamme Highlands and ridgelines of the Huron Mountains. This is a Tour of just one location shows what is at risk of being forever destroyed.  This is only one location, there are a proposed 54 to 68 … Continue reading Visual Tour of Turbine 18 proposed Location.

Wind turbines cause habitat loss for migratory soaring birds

Wind turbines cause habitat loss for migratory soaring birds 12 March 2019  | Sabrina Weiss | British Ecological Society | University of Lisbon press release A new study, published in the Journal of Animal Ecology, shows that the impact of wind power production on wildlife may be greater than previously acknowledged; a radius of about 650-700m … Continue reading Wind turbines cause habitat loss for migratory soaring birds

Study shows bird populations decrease by 10% near wind turbines.

 Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 | Will Goodbody | RTÉ.ie  Raidió Teilifís Éireann The study found that clearing of habitats during wind farm construction resulted in lower densities of birds, like Chaffinches, close to wind turbines. New research by scientists in Cork has found that Irish bird populations decrease in the areas immediately adjacent to wind … Continue reading Study shows bird populations decrease by 10% near wind turbines.

Circle tour of Lake Superior, marred by wind turbines.

July 30, 2015 | Wind Concerns Ontario, Toronto photographer documents wind farm destruction in Ontario’s North Toronto area resident and photographer Gord Benner took a circle tour of Lake Superior this summer and was astonished to see the damage being done by wind “farm” construction in Ontario’s formerly pristine North, especially the iconic Algoma region … Continue reading Circle tour of Lake Superior, marred by wind turbines.

Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

Jan. 15, 2019 | Devils River Conservancy | tribtalk.org The  Devils River Conservancy, is spearheading the “Don’t Blow It” campaign to advocate for thoughtful regulation of wind energy development — an industry quickly expanding in rural Texas, largely without rules and with serious negative implications for Texans. While the campaign is in full support of renewable … Continue reading Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

Loons Are Getting Squeezed By Wind Farms

Wind turbines have altered bird paths in the German North Sea, forcing them into smaller habitats. January 14, 2019 | Jenny Howard | Hakai Magazine -  Coastal science and societies Wind turbines don’t just wallop birds that collide with their spinning blades, they also shift where birds choose to fly and land. A new study … Continue reading Loons Are Getting Squeezed By Wind Farms

Blight of the windfarm on communities

Blight of the windfarm on communities. December 31, 2018 | Donal Hickey| IrishExaminer.com [excerpts] Read the full article Many people will celebrate the new year tonight, but others in rural communities are living in a state of anxiety about what 2019 will bring. They are, increasingly, up in arms about windfarms being forced on them. … Continue reading Blight of the windfarm on communities

The False Promise of Mountaintop Industrial Wind

The False Promise of Mountaintop Industrial Wind Jonathan Carter | Forest Ecology Network The developers of mountaintop industrial wind are touting many promised benefits – from reduced greenhouse gas emissions, decreased dependence on fossil fuels, to a huge economic renaissance. These are all false promises spun to enhance public acceptance. In recent months as I … Continue reading The False Promise of Mountaintop Industrial Wind

Impact of Wind Turbines on Grouse

Although grouse are amongst the most well-studied bird groups, an adequate scientific investigation of the impact of wind turbines on these birds has yet to be carried out. Research Project “Capercaillie and Wind Energy” Although there are several publications on individual cases in which the topic is presented, there is no clear answer for the … Continue reading Impact of Wind Turbines on Grouse

Interior Secretary Zinke moves to cut sage grouse protections, opening lands for industrialization.

Trump admin moves to cut sage grouse protections, opening lands for oil drilling December 6, 2018 | Sophie Tatum | CNN Strutting adult male greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), Alberta, Canada. Washington (CNN)The Trump administration moved to amend Obama-era protections on the habitat of the sage grouse bird, potentially opening up vast areas of land in … Continue reading Interior Secretary Zinke moves to cut sage grouse protections, opening lands for industrialization.