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
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
Adverse environmental effects from industrial wind turbines Industrial wind turbines do not have a benign environmental foot print as has been claimed. Biologists are observing habitat fragmentation and habitat loss, wildlife disturbance and life history disruption when turbines are placed in natural habitats. (1) Bird and bat abundance declines at wind turbine sites and this … Continue reading Adverse environmental effects from industrial wind turbines.
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.
November 23, 2013 | Eyder Peralta | The Two-Way, NPR In a settlement reached with the Department of Justice, Duke Energy Renewables pleaded guilty in the deaths of 14 golden eagles and 149 other migratory birds at two of its wind energy facilities in Wyoming. "We deeply regret the impacts to golden eagles at two of our … Continue reading Duke Energy Pleads Guilty Over Eagle Deaths At Wind Farms (2013)
California’s Altamont Pass wind farms are famous for killing hundreds of raptors each year, including an estimated 35 golden eagles.
A 2013 study published in The Wildlife Society Bulletin found that wind turbines killed an estimated 573,000 birds annually in the United States. And that figure was 4 years ago. According to U.S. Wind Energy State Facts ( Oct. 2016), there are over 52,000 wind turbines installed across 40 U.S. States plus Puerto Rico & … Continue reading Conventional Wind Energy – A Design Deadly for Birds
31 Oct 2017 | BirdLife A new study has revealed which bird and bat species are most at risk of collision with wind turbines, with birds of prey and migratory birds coming top of the list. This research is the first to take a global view of the problem, and pinpoints some possible solutions to … Continue reading New study pinpoints birds of prey as hardest hit by wind farms
Since the diet of Bald Eagles is primarily fish, when wind turbine developers begin constructing wind farms on our coasts or near lakes or rivers, the mortality rate for Bald Eagles will skyrocket. We cannot let this happen. During construction of a wind turbine, roads often have to be widened or built from scratch; mountain … Continue reading Bird Smart wind energy development