Wind Turbines Deadly Toll

Wind turbines' deadly toll on migrating birds: Map highlights 'collision hotspots' in Europe and North Africa where owls, swans and eagles are at highest risk of being killed by power generators' blades 11th April, 2022 by Sophie Curtis for MailOnline Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10707911/Wind-turbines-taking-deadly-toll-migrating-birds-Map-highlights-collision-hotspots.html University of East Anglia study identifies collision 'hotspots' for migrating birdsMany lie in … Continue reading Wind Turbines Deadly Toll

A Majesty Peculiar To The Species-2014

24th April, 2021 By Ann Jones, Off Track, ABC Radio National https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/offtrack/majesty-wedge-tailed-eagle/13315038 Ann Jones Interviews Humphrey Price-Jones 'There is something about the Wedge-tailed Eagle which grips this man in the guts. He is compelled to paint them, life-size and in minute detail, despite the fact he finds little joy in the process.' Humphrey Price-Jones is … Continue reading A Majesty Peculiar To The Species-2014

Professor A. Salt Letter To AAAC

Salt-A-to-Warpenius-Chair-AAAC-18-9-13Downloads Professor Salt studies the effects of low frequency noise on the ear. He is an expert on the physiology of the ear and understands how infrasonic stimuli cause a response in the ear. In 2013, he wrote to the Chairman of AAAC about peddling misinformation, misdirecting peoples trust and stated it is false to, … Continue reading Professor A. Salt Letter To AAAC

Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standard- Nov 2020

The Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Environment is seeking feedback on the Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standards for wind energy facility permit applications and the draft planning scheme amendment. https://engage.vic.gov.au/draft-brolga-assessment-and-mitigation-standards Public consultation is open until 18th December 2020. Please make a submission or use the questionnaire provided at the vic.gov link above. … Continue reading Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standard- Nov 2020

Living Near Wind Farms Could Damage Your Hearing-2014

1st October 2014, By Camilla Turner, The Telegraph Source; https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/energy/windpower/11131544/Living-close-to-wind-farms-could-cause-hearing-damage.html The Royal Society publishes new research and warns of the danger that low-frequency sound emitted by wind turbines can pose. Living near wind farms could lead to severe hearing damage or even deafness, according to a new research that warns of potential dangers from low-frequency … Continue reading Living Near Wind Farms Could Damage Your Hearing-2014

Identifying Birds’ Collision Risk With Wind Turbines

Identifying Birds' Collision Risk with Wind Turbines Using a Multidimensional Utilization Distribution Method- Sam Khosravifard, Andrew K. Skidmore, Babak Naimi, Valentijn Venus, Antonio R. Muñoz, Albertus G. Toxopeus Source: Full document Published 27th January 2020 https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wsb.1056 Abstract Renewable energy plays a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, the expansion of wind farms has … Continue reading Identifying Birds’ Collision Risk With Wind Turbines

Understanding Bird Collisions At Wind Farms- 2014

ReviewUnderstanding bird collisions at wind farms: An updated review on the causes and possible mitigation strategies. Ana Teresa Marques a, Helena Batalha, Sandra Rodrigues, Hugo Costa, Maria João Ramos Pereira, Carlos Fonseca, Miguel Mascarenhas, Joana Bernardino AbstractBird mortality due to collisions with wind turbines is one of the major ecological concerns associated with wind farms. … Continue reading Understanding Bird Collisions At Wind Farms- 2014