Wind turbine concerns. Escanaba

APR 25, 2019 | Josephine Danielson, Escanaba | Daily Press LETTER TO THE EDITOR, It is my understanding that there has been an interest in building wind turbines. For many years there have been discussions about the impact on bird, bats and other wildlife. Please do more research. I had hoped to see follow-up articles from The … Continue reading Wind turbine concerns. Escanaba

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

NEW STUDY: GERMAN WIND TURBINES KILL 1,200 TONS OF INSECTS PER YEAR

NEW STUDY: GERMAN WIND TURBINES KILL 1,200 TONS OF INSECTS PER YEAR March 12, 2019 | Michael Krueger, Science Sceptical blog A new study finds that around 1,200 tons of insects are killed p.a. by wind turbines in Germany alone. In Germany, there are currently around 25,000 wind turbines installed. For some years now, it … Continue reading NEW STUDY: GERMAN WIND TURBINES KILL 1,200 TONS OF INSECTS PER YEAR

Wind turbines and deer  

September 26, 2014 | http://www.wind-watch.org Wind turbines and deer Original Article from: :  Cadillac News | 09/26/2014 | www.cadillacnews.com Wind developers show photos of deer under turbines to prove turbines don’t harm hunting. The truth is more complicated. Deer leave during phases of turbine construction, which can last 10 years or more. Sometimes they return. If, for … Continue reading Wind turbines and deer  

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.

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

Minnesota DNR 2018: updated best management practices for Wind Energy

The Minnesota DNR updated their best management practices for Wind Energy! As it is unknown the extent to which the wind industry voluntarily follows any recommendations for feathering, the ONLY way to protect our bat population is to require similar restrictions on the hours of operation via our local Township Ordinances. Minnesota Department of Natural … Continue reading Minnesota DNR 2018: updated best management practices for Wind Energy

Wedge-tailed eagles killed by wind turbines at Yaloak South wind farm in Moorabool Shire

  JANUARY 15 2019 | Jolyon Attwooll | The Courier Wedge-tailed eagles are falling foul of the giant, swift-moving wind turbine blades at Yaloak South wind farm near Ballan. The renewable energy company Pacific Hydro confirmed to The Courier that three deaths of the eagle – Australia’s largest bird of prey – have been recorded at the wind farm since … Continue reading Wedge-tailed eagles killed by wind turbines at Yaloak South wind farm in Moorabool Shire

Flowers can hear buzzing bees—and it makes their nectar sweeter

This new study raises another question on Industrialization of agricultural and wilderness areas.  What is the effect of continued low frequency noise on plants? For crops like corn that are pollinated by wind this might not be an issue, But for other crops this might have negative effects if plants increase nectar sugars expecting pollinators … Continue reading Flowers can hear buzzing bees—and it makes their nectar sweeter