All posts tagged "birds"

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    Wind turbine bird threat modest

    The science of avian collisions with wind turbines continues to demonstrate, despite the concerns of some conservation groups, that the threat to birds from turbines is modest compared with other human structures and activities. A recent paper by Kerlinger et al appearing in The Wilson Journal of Ornithology examines the effect of...

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    Editorial: How serious is threat to birds?

    "Wind farm sites are checked by experts and conservationists to determine their possible impact on the environment, including local and migratory birds, according to officials with the Nebraska Public Power District and Mid-American Energy Co. An NPPD spokesman said the utility monitors bird kills at its wind sites but hasnʼt seen anything...

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    Wind energy and birds: No double standard

    Recently, the Wall Street Journal reprinted an opinion article titled "Windmills Are Killing Our Birds," by Robert Bryce. (It was the second anti-wind item from Mr. Bryce that has turned up in the Journal in the past few weeks—our response to the earlier one is here.) Briefly, Mr. Bryce’s most recent argument...

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