Category: Alps

Unknowable Magic of Owls

What makes owls so captivating? Read more…  

Tuesday February 2nd, 2016 in Alps, Alps Owls, Articles, Birds, California, California Owls, Cape Cod Owls, Colorado, Dr. Hoots, Europe, Illinois, Indiana, Location, Massachusetts, Owls, Texas, Texas Owls | Comments Off on Unknowable Magic of Owls

Scotland Abandons Plans to Build Wind Turbine

A LEADING wildlife charity has abandoned controversial plans to erect a wind turbine at one of Scotland’s largest nature reserves, The Scotsman can reveal. RSPB Scotland was accused of hypocrisy and double standards earlier this year after revealing proposals to install a 62ft high “domestic” turbine at its Loch of Strathbeg reserve, near Crimond, in […]

Tuesday January 15th, 2013 in Alps, Alps Bats, Alps Eagles, Alps Hawks, Alps Owls, Alps Pelicans, Articles, Birds, News, Research, Scotland, UK, Wind Power Technology | Comments Off on Scotland Abandons Plans to Build Wind Turbine

Wind Turbines vs. Wildlife

“Every year in Spain alone — according to research by the conservation group SEO/Birdlife — between 6 and 18 million birds and bats are killed by wind farms. They kill roughly twice as many bats as birds. This breaks down as approximately 110–330 birds per turbine per year and 200–670 bats per year. And these […]

Wind industry big lies no 3: wind turbines are eco-friendly

Of all the many lies put out by the subsidy-troughing scum-suckers of the wind industry and their greenie fellow travellers, the biggest porkie of the lot is this: that wind turbines are eco-friendly. In order to believe this tosh, you’d first have to accept the warped view that being eco-friendly can legitimately entail wiping out […]

Saturday January 5th, 2013 in Alps, Alps Eagles, Bats, Bearded Vulture, Birds, California, California Eagles, Cape Cod Eagles, Condors, Eagles, News, Owls, Red-tail Hawks, Texas Eagles, UK, Wind Power Technology | Comments Off on Wind industry big lies no 3: wind turbines are eco-friendly

Nambia Moves Toward Wind Energy

Regional electricity distributing company Erongo RED announced this week it has received four reconditioned wind generators with a combined output of 2, 5 megawatt, to be installed in the desert east of Walvis Bay. At peak capacity these generators will produce 5% of the bulk electricity Erongo RED needs to buy from power utility Nampower. […]

Wednesday November 14th, 2012 in Alps, Alps Bats, Alps Eagles, Alps Hawks, Alps Owls, Alps Pelicans, Articles, Research, Wind Power Technology | Comments Off on Nambia Moves Toward Wind Energy

Wind Turbines Cause Harm To Bat Populations

A study published in a German scientific journal this summer indicates that wind turbines in one area may pose a serious risk to populations of bats over the better part of a continent. The study, performed by researchers from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW), showed that pipistrelle bats killed at German wind […]

Wednesday September 19th, 2012 in Alps, Alps Bats, Articles, Bats, California Bats, Cape Cod Bats, Texas Bats, Wind Power Technology | Comments Off on Wind Turbines Cause Harm To Bat Populations

Can A New Windmill Save Birds and Bats?

by Piper Hoffman Environmentalists and animal lovers are facing a conundrum when it comes to wind power. Wind turbines, with their long blades that rotate at high speeds, kill birds and bats. On the other hand, they are a cleaner alternative to fossil fuels that pollute the environment and destroy habitats. A resolution may be […]

Sunday September 9th, 2012 in Alps, Alps Bats, Articles, Bats, California, California Bats, Cape Cod, Cape Cod Bats, Texas, Texas Bats | Comments Off on Can A New Windmill Save Birds and Bats?