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.
A new study has revealed the impact of wind farms on Dupont's Lark populations in central Spain. 01/02/2018 | birdguides.com Dupont's Lark is a notoriously shy species which is difficult to observe well. It is found across North Africa and Spain, and is considered Near Threatened. It is a short-distance disperser, with some studies suggesting that adults … Continue reading Wind farms accelerate Dupont’s Lark declines
Wind farms affect small birds too March 29, 2018 | Journal of Applied Ecology Julia Gómez-Catasús explains the need for a 4.5km threshold between wind farms and small-sized birds, based on the recently published article, Wind farms affect the occurrence, abundance and population trends of small passerine birds: The case of the Dupont’s lark. Wind energy has … Continue reading Wind farms affect the occurrence, abundance and population trends of small passerine birds
Wind turbines aren’t quite ‘apex predators’, but the truth is far more interesting November 7, 2018 | Jeroen Minderman| theconversation.com In some ways, it may indeed seem as if wind turbines act similarly to the introduction of an “apex predator” into the food chain: by reducing the number and activity of intermediate predators such as birds … Continue reading Wind Turbines, negative downstream effects by removing predator raptors.
Wind turbines stand in the direct path of certain migratory bats and birds, which imposes a detrimental obstacle into the animal kingdom. Published on: November 9, 2018 | The Londoner When it comes to the army of wind turbines stationed near the shores of Lake Huron, an unfortunate predicament arises. It’s true that by … Continue reading Turbines, Pesticides, Threaten Useful, Cute, Hoary Bat.
Bird attrition. Death by turbine blades: One of the wind industry's denial favourites. Along with health and environmental impacts. Ecocide - All makes perfect logical sense doesn't it? We have chosen this image by our favourite cartoonist Josh to go with our post. November 6 2018 | Wind Energy's Absurd Their shills talk about the birds … Continue reading Bird attrition. Death by turbine blades.
Wind farm 'predator' effect hits ecosystems: study November 5, 2018 | Patrick Galey | phys.org Journal reference: Nature Ecology & Evolution Wind farms act as a top "predator" in some ecosystems, harming birds at the top of the food chain and triggering a knock-on effect overlooked by green energy advocates, scientists said Monday. Wind is the fastest-growing … Continue reading Wind farm ‘predator’ effect hits ecosystems: study
A new study has revealed that the clearing of habitats to make wind turbines is causing a 10 per cent decline in birds populations in the surrounding area. 'Our study shows that wind farms have different effects on different bird species depending on the habitats they use and how these habitats are affected by wind … Continue reading Clearing of habitats for wind turbines is causing a 10 per cent decline in birds populations in the surrounding area.
WEST, Inc does many of the so called independent studies for energy companies, including RES. Galloo parties seek to disqualify developer over alleged lies SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 | PERRY WHITE | watertowndailytimes.com A group of independent parties to the Galloo Island Wind application before the state Board on Electric Generating Siting and the Environment have requested … Continue reading Wind Energy consultant WEST, Inc, caught in deception, on Eagles in project area.