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

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.

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

Turbines, Pesticides, Threaten Useful, Cute, Hoary Bat.

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.

Clearing of habitats for wind turbines is causing a 10 per cent decline in birds populations in the surrounding area.

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.

Duke Energy Pleads Guilty Over Eagle Deaths At Wind Farms (2013)

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)

Wind Farm wants to restrict hunters

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

Video: Peak Keepers Discuss Industrial Wind Power

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 Renewables Are So Great for the Environment, Why Do They Keep Destroying It?

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?