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.
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.
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)
Hunters irate over hunting restrictions near wind turbines Aug 22, 2016 | CBC News 'We perceive this to be a serious affront to hunters,' Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters says The Ministry of Transportation has issued 10 work orders to CS Wind in Windsor. Ontario hunters could have fewer places to hunt this season, … Continue reading Wind Farm wants to restrict hunters
PEAK KEEPERS DISCUSS INDUSTRIAL WIND POWER Center for Media and Democracy | cctv.org Much of the discussions are applicable to the same issues that will be faced in the boreal forests of the Hurons. In addition, they make the point that for climate change, survival of many species we need to protect these limited Climate Stronghold … Continue reading Video: Peak Keepers Discuss Industrial Wind Power
If solar and wind farms are needed to protect the natural environment, why do they so often destroy it? May 17, 2018| Michael Shellenberger | #ChangeTheWorld Consider that: New offshore wind turbines in Germany could "lead to the extinction of individual species” including the rare, intelligent, and highly-threatened harbor porpoise, according to Friends of the Earth-Germany (BUND). Migratory bat … Continue reading If Renewables Are So Great for the Environment, Why Do They Keep Destroying It?
The photo is in Baraga County. Not specifically related to wind but ironic that this addresses restoring wildlife conservation areas while at the same time Michigan is allowing industrial wind development to destroy existing wildlife habitats. None of the DNR or USFW guidelines are mandatory for wind development and even if they recommend against an … Continue reading Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan
Scientists Locate Natural “Strongholds” in Upper Michigan That Could Protect Nature in the Face of Climate Change Identifying climate-resilient lands and waters to sustain biodiversity The Nature Conservancy has identified a series of landscapes across Michigan that are predicted to withstand the growing impacts of climate change and help ensure nature’s survival. As droughts, more … Continue reading Why would we destroy one of the better Climate strongholds?