Posts tagged: East Coast

Wetland loss, Development Put Kashmir Bird Migration at Risk

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The cackle and cry of Kashmir’s annual bird migration has long been a welcome ruckus for those living in the Indian-controlled Himalayan territory. It signals the summer’s end, the coming snows and the global importance of Kashmir’s environment for species arriving from as far as northern Europe and Japan. But these […]

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World’s Most Beautiful and Endangered Birds

Some of the world’s most beautiful and endangered birds are being killed and brutally injured because of these tall powerful wind turbines.

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Turbines and Migratory Peregrine Falcons

Researchers have been studying the migration of peregrine falcons on South Padre Island for some 30 years, and have just completed their spring work, which included placing innovative transmitters on three falcons. Two of the birds have already flown north of Dallas on their journey to arctic breeding grounds.

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Wind Farms Warming up the Earth

By Eric Niiler Published May 05, 2012 Discovery News New research finds that wind farms actually warm up the surface of the land underneath them during the night, a phenomenon that could put a damper on efforts to expand wind energy as a green energy solution. Researchers used satellite data from 2003 to 2011 to […]

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Wind Energy Poses Threat to Golden Eagle Population

Berkshire Bird Sanctuary’s Pete Dubacher and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Robert Bryce on the threat windmills pose to golden eagles.  

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Birds Flying Near Turbines

Migratory birds tend to follow wind currents that help reduce the energy they spend on their trips.  Unfortunately these currents are also ideal for turning turbines for green energy.  In this video you can see a couple of migratory birds that are flying in the same area as these turbines.  

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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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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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