Posts tagged: Off-shore

Researchers Track Flight Patterns To Protect Birds

“What we’re trying to do is be more proactive and gather information to help identify areas that are really important to seabirds, then provide that to [wind power station] developers,” said USFWS biologist Linda Welch, who studies seabirds on the 58 islands of the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge. “We’re concerned that [seabirds] could […]

Floating Wind Turbine Planned: Fear for Seabirds

A temporary floating turbine is to be installed off Mellieħa in a €15 million study on the impact the planned wind farm could have on birds. The Government is expected to issue a call for tenders this week for the lease of the turbine, which will be used to study the impact on colonies of […]

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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

Friday January 16th, 2009 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Wind Farm Off Cape Cod Clears Hurdle