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Cameras and radars won’t save the eagles

DTBird only 7% effective when it works, says Norwegian study Avian radar and video systems are targeting the wind farm market, claiming they are the solution to the turbines’ lethal impact on birds and bats. Save the Eagles International (STEI) and the World Council for Nature (WCFN) wish to alert to the fact that these […]

The area affected by the WC1 WEF supports a moderate diversity but relatively high abundance of birds, including populations of some rare and/or threatened species.

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Criteria and Procedures Used During the Endangered Wildlife Trust-BirdLife South Africa Wind Energy Workshop held in Cape Town on 26 August 2010, the need for the development of an Avian Wind Farm Sensitivity Map for South Africa was identified. The purpose of the map would be to provide an indication of the geographic areas in […]

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On the 199 km surveyed, 123 birds of at least 18 species were found.

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Anthropoides paradiseus in South Africa The Overberg wheatbelt population of Blue Cranes Anthropoides paradiseus in the Western Cape of South Africa is approximately half the global population of this vulnerable species.

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A sensory ecology approach Sensory ecology investigates the information that underlies an animal’s interactions with its environment.

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A global review of causes and mitigation with a South African perspective.

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Civitas study 2012 Britain’s energy policies are heavily influenced by the Climate Change Act (2008) and the EU’s Renewables Directive (2009). Under the Climate Change Act Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions are to be cut by 34% by 2018-22 and by 80% by 2050 compared with the 1990 level. These are draconian cuts. Under the Renewables […]

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