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USA: 13-39 million birds and bats killed by wind turbines every year!


http://savetheeaglesinternational.org/new/us-windfarms-kill-10-20-times-more-than-previously-thought.html

 


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Another eagle killed – gory pictures

August Thomasson, a Swedish wildlife photographer, witnesses an eagle being hit by a wind turbine blade. The bird was parted in four. See:

http://savetheeaglesinternational.org/new/another-eagle-killed-gory-pictures.html


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Wind250: a dystopian society

Wind power opponents in the cross hairs

cross hairs

See the press release from the World Council for Nature:

A dystopian society

 

Feb. 28th 2014


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The higher the rank, the bigger the whore

 


gurelur cartoon - no text Cartoon: courtesy of GURELUR


GOLDEN EAGLES ARE FAST DISAPPEARING FROM CALIFORNIA


By Jim Wiegand, California-based raptor expert, and Vice-President USA of Save the Eagles International


http://savetheeaglesinternational.org/new/the-bigger-the-whore.html

 


 

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eagle take permits - dead eagle


Tell Interior Secretary Jewell the issuing of a 30-year incidental take permit for wind farms is unconscionable, and must be reversed.


http://www.audubonaction.org/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&page=UserAction&id=1549

See: “Petitions” on the menu bar.

 

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Even “carefully-sited” wind turbines may attract bats, swallows and raptors from kilometers away, to their death.

white-tailed eagle killed by wind turbine - DenmarkJuvenile white-tailed eagle (sea eagle) killed by a wind turbine in Denmark


http://wcfn.org/2013/07/24/biodiversity-alert/


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South Africa
windfarms to kill rare bird species into extinction

 

Bateleur Eagle.


See the urgent appeal from our South African chapter, in “petitions”.

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New, photographic evidence:

RAPTORS ATTRACTED TO WINDFARMS

(and killed by them)


See the “smoking gun” pictures here:

http://savetheeagles.wordpress.com/2013/05/28/raptors-attracted-to-windfarms


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Attracted and killed, unfortunately, as we denounced jointly with WCFN, here:

http://wcfn.org/2013/07/24/biodiversity-alert/


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The Whooping Crane, condemned to extinction by windfarms:



The only sustainable population of whooping cranes in the wild is declining, concurrently with the invasion of their migration route, the Central Flyway, by over 2,000 wind turbines and their power lines. Nearly one hundred of these critically-endangered birds were lost this year, i.e. one third of that population. Yet the US Fish & Wildlife Service continue to approve more wind farms in that migration corridor. The extinction of the Whooping Crane in the wild won´t take long.
See “New” in the menu above (July update to Feb. 29 article)

Whooping Crane

 

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Another massacre comes to light


 

SPAIN: 40 to 60 great bustards killed by the power lines of the Villasilos windfarm.

This compares to a previously estimated population of 260 individuals, immatures included, for the whole province of Burgos. The Villasilos area being the principal habitat in the province for these heavy, 10-14 kilo birds, where most of them show up at one time or another, the windfarm is actually acting as an ecological trap, a population sink for this endangered species. This is how “carefully” the wind industry places its windfarms. – STEI

Source —> the Spanish Ornithological Society SEO/Birdlife
http://www.seo.org/2012/04/24/el-grupo-local-seo-burgos-localiza-12-avutardas-muertas-bajo-un-tendido-electrico-en-la-zona-de-castrojeriz/

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Denouncing misrepresentations from the wind industry – 30 Jun. 2012
See “Releases” in the menu above.


Windfarms: bird mortality cover-up in the UK – 16 Apr. 2012
See “Releases” in the menu above.


Radar mitigation to cause more deaths – 10 Apr. 2012
See —>   http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/45887


Ospreys too are being killed by wind farms – 11 Feb. 2012
See “New” in the menu above.


Wind farms to wipe out California Condor – 5 Feb. 2012
See “Releases” in the menu above.


Spanish wind farms kill 6 to 18 million birds & bats a year – 14 Jan. 2012
See “releases” in the menu above.


Golden Eagle to become extinct in US – 5 Jan. 2012
Windfarms threaten the Golden Eagle in the US
See “releases” in the menu above.



Eagles have been killed in large numbers by wind turbines, e.g. 3.000 golden eagles over 25 years at the huge Altamont Pass windfarm near San Francisco. It was built on the very hills where young, transient “goldies” come from all over California to hunt and interact. This is causing a decline in the California population of golden eagles. See ANNEX (A) of the following article: www.iberica2000.org/Es/Articulo.asp?Id=4242

White-tailed Sea Eagles are being killed by windfarms in Norway, Sweden, Germany, Japan, Scotland and the Netherlands; Bald Eagles in Canada; Golden eagles in the US, Sweden, Scotland and Spain; Wedge-tailed Eagles and White-bellied Sea Eagles in Australia; eagles from 5 different species in Spain, all condemned to disappear because of the government’s “green” policy: www.iberica2000.org/Es/Articulo.asp?Id=3071

In Australia, the Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle will become extinct because of a biased, faulty and misleading environmental study which permitted the construction of 7 windfarms in its habitat: www.iberica2000.org/Es/Articulo.asp?Id=4382


The eagles and millions of other birds (and bats) are being decimated worldwide by windfarms and their power lines. Yet it has been demonstrated that wind turbines are redundant, as they need the help of fossil fuel power plants to be viable:  http://www.iberica2000.org/Es/Articulo.asp?Id=4540


More on birds, bats, and windfarms:
http://www.iberica2000.org/Es/Articulo.asp?Id=1875


Pictures & videos (bird & bat collisions, and more): see Multimedia on the menu bar.

And a most interesting video here —>  http://www.atinstitute.org/ati-environmental-law-center-v-state-of-colorado-renewables-mandate-pt-1-pollution/