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Environmental groups are reacting with shock and outrage to  a U.S. Department of Interior rule change that would allow private wind energy corporations to apply for unprecedented 30-year permits to kill  our nation’s national symbol, the Bald Eagle, as well as Golden Eagles.  Credit:  By Miriam Raftery | East County Magazine | February 21, 2013 […]

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BirdLife SA and BirdLife International are calling on PowerNET Developments (Pty) Ltd to voluntarily withdraw the EIA application.

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Wind turbines only last for ‘half as long as previously thought’, according to a new study. But even in their short lifespans, those turbines can do a lot of damage. Wind farms are devastating populations of rare birds and bats across the world, driving some to the point of extinction. Most environmentalists just don’t want […]

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By order of the court in Breda comes an additional research into the number of bats dead’s caused by the windfarm Sabinadijk in the North Brabant town of Heijningen.

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Collision Course

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Feathers fly over Lesotho wind turbine plan.

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Professor Phil Hockey, the Director of the Percy Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology at UCT has gone on record saying the following (and has agreed to be referenced):

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All this is being kept quiet while the wind industry is busy building new wind energy projects and being permitted for many others. Cathy Taibbi, Wildlife Conservation Examiner, Texas, Iowa, Oklahoma source: http://www.examiner.com/article/breaking-news-central-flyway-whooping-crane-population-is-big-trouble There is a very important story here. All this is being kept quiet while the wind industry is busy building new wind […]

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The wind farm is actually acting as an ecological trap, a population sink for this endangered species. This is how “carefully” the wind industry places its wind farms.

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by Wayne Wegner …Let’s broach another controversial subject: The number of birds killed by turbines. Before getting into the gory details, I’d like to ask a simple question: If a table full of currency was laid out before you – and that offering ranged from pennies, to hundred dollar bills to gold bullion coins to […]

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Collisions with turbines a result of visual adaptation for foraging. Vultures have such large blind spots in their visual field that they cannot see objects directly in front of them when they fly.

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