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Cold, Hard Facts: Bird and Bat Injuries and Fatalities resulting from Bladed Wind Turbines

(Information kindly provided in an article by Professor Gisela Kaplan: Don Quixote’s Windmills ch. 12 in Thinking about Animals in the Age of the Anthropocene. (eds. M. Tønnessen, K. Armstrong-Oma and S. Rattasepp) pp.284-305. Lexington Books (imprint of Rowman & Littlefield). New York, London.)  Kindly compiled by WILVOS’ member C. Bennett

Excerpt: “The first conference on wind energy and wildlife conservation, held in 2012 at Jerez de la Front era in Spain, was organized by the Spanish Ornithological Society (SEO Birdlife). Research for this Conference produced some alarming results as to the rate of injuries and death produced by bladed wind turbines, which is provided in the following information” (click here for the Summary and here for the full report).