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Wind Power Results In Very Few Bird Deaths Overall

February 21st, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Wind power critics sometimes try to say that this form of clean, renewable energy is bogus because a number of bird deaths result each year from collisions with wind turbines and towers. What they fail to mention is the context, so they leave out certain very key facts. The number of birds killed by wind turbines is relatively tiny


Finally!! Someone Explains Wind Energy’s Real Wildlife Connection

August 21st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

OK, it's mostly folks from the American Wind Energy Association (but also Jack Clarke of the Audobon Society, who inspired my enthusiastic title). But, seriously, they are right on. I almost never even mention the topic of wind turbines' effect on wildlife,.. because it is so completely obvious. Wind energy is tremendously needed in addressing both global warming pollution and other pollution. Unless we want to go back to a time when we didn't have electricity at all, it's sorely needed. Watch these wind energy experts discuss the wind industry's relationship to wildlife in the video below



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