Posts tagged: Cape Cod

Reduce Bird Mortality

The American Bird Conservancy discusses the impact to birds from wind turbines and the need to properly site where wind farms are located, and some effective mitigation measures that can be taken to reduce bird mortality.

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Massive Bird Kill at West Virginia Wind Farm Highlights National Issue

Written by surfbirds on October 29, 2011 in American Bird Conservancy, surfbirds archive With the deaths of nearly 500 birds at the Laurel Mountain wind facility earlier this month, three of the four wind farms operating in West Virginia have now experienced large bird fatality events, according to American Bird Conservancy (ABC), the nation’s leading […]

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Whale sightings alarm Cape Wind Foe

By Doug Fraser [email protected] The sighting of North Atlantic right whales in Nantucket Sound this week has tripped another round of debate over whether the proposed Cape Wind project would put the endangered animals at risk. Read More

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Kenedy Ranch wind turbine kills pelican

Kenedy Ranch wind turbine kills pelican June 11, 2010 by David Newstead We watched as the pelicans continued soaring between us and the turbines. It appeared that they were getting closer and closer to the next turbine, but it was hard to get a handle on how close they actually were. Finally, they were approaching […]

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Orcas in rare Puget Sound Whale Attack

SEATTLE – Whale watchers in Puget Sound caught a rare and dramatic sight from their tourist boat: a pod of orcas speeding by in attack mode and then ramming a gray whale under water. Read More

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Wind Farm Off Cape Cod Clears Hurdle

BOSTON — A federal agency said Friday that the nation’s first offshore wind farm, proposed for the waters off Cape Cod, posed no serious environmental threat, bringing it a major step closer to fruition. Read More

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