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.
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
Best asset in the fight against climate change: wetlands. Boreal Songbird Initiative, highlights six distinct wetland areas within the boreal forest.
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
Video - from German public service broadcaster ZDF (audio in English) on wind turbines and infrasound. 04/11/2018 | Documentary | >planet e. Infrasound occurs where large masses are in motion. This happens in nature - with avalanches and earthquakes, for instance. But infrasound also come through technology and industry. It's caused by large machines and blasting. Even wind turbines ...
(European) Robin hushed: wind turbines are making songbirds change their tune December 20, 2018 | Mark Whittingham | theconversation.com Roman Teteruk/Shutterstock Mark Whittingham, Newcastle University Wind turbines are a leading source of green energy which could supply 12% of the world’s energy by 2020. But their use is often criticised for its impact on wildlife, particularly … Continue reading Wind turbines are making songbirds change their tune
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 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.