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Why is one older person dying every seven minutes during the winter?

Special tip o’ the hat to “A New Little Ice Age Has Started“. Nordic countries have much harsher conditions in the cold months, yet mortality rates are lower than in the UK Dawn Foster — The Guardian — January 20, 2016 Over the last four winters, according to the latest official figures, nearly 120,000 people […]

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Stefan the Stork? Collateral damage to save the planet. Cecil the Lion? Worldwide Outrage

This horrible, upsetting picture shows a white stork whose beak was chopped off by a wind turbine in Germany. It subsequently had to be “euthanised” by a vet. Though I’ve given him a name – Stefan – I think we can safely predict that his ugly and entirely unnecessary demise won’t generate nearly the same […]

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Why are greens so keen to destroy the world’s wildlife?

This pursuit of the dream of “carbon-free energy” is creating an ecological catastrophe Christopher Booker — The Telegraph — July 4, 2015 Last week’s scenes of green campaigners exulting at the decision by 10 Lancashire county councillors to reject an application to erect a drilling rig for fracking near Preston – on the grounds that […]

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Calgary conservationist warns Alberta wind farms may irreversibly hurt birds of prey

Mia Sosiak — Global News — July 3, 2015 CALGARY – John Campbell has worked with falcons, eagles and hawks in the wild for decades, all over Western Canada. He has monitored nests near Pincher Creek since the 1970s, and banded thousands of baby raptors, long before the area became the birthplace of wind power […]

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Bird Conservation Group Calls for Changes in Collection of Data at Wind Developments

Tip o’ the hat to M. Kay Barton Robert Johns — March 5, 2015 — American Bird Conservancy American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has called on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to institute a new system of pre-construction risk assessment and bird and bat mortality data collection in connection with hundreds of thousands of […]

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The Canadian MSM is Starting to Pay Attention! Wind Farms Killing Thousands of Bats

Tip o’ the hat to M.K. Barton for this article. Sheila Pratt — National Post — November 19, 2014 EDMONTON — Thousands of bats die on southern Alberta wind farms each year, but it’s unclear what effect that is having on the overall population, says Canada’s foremost bat expert, Robert Barclay. Most of the bats […]

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Birdlife International: Globally recognized habitat in Ontario headed for ruin due to wind turbines

Nature Canada — November 17, 2014 Press Release November 17, 2014 (OTTAWA) More than 350 of the planet’s most important sites for nature are threatened with being lost forever according to a new report by BirdLife International. Four of Canada’s Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) are in danger. The BirdLife International report “IBAs in […]

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U.S.: Wind Energy Firm Sues Government to Block Release of Bird Deaths Data Saying Its Confidential

Dina Cappiello — Associated Press — November 17, 2014 WASHINGTON — A company that operates at least 13 wind-energy facilities across three states is suing in federal court to block the U.S. government from releasing information to The Associated Press about how many birds are found dead at its facilities. Pacificorp of Portland, Oregon, is […]

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From Save the Eagles International: Birds and Wind Farms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 10th, 2014 Birds and wind farms In an article published in the Guardian on November 7th, the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) is quoted saying that since 1980, across 25 European countries, house sparrow numbers have declined by 147 million, a 62% drop to 90 million. According to […]

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U.S. — Gone With The Wind: Resistance to Bird-killing Turbines is Growing (with some success)

Bonner Cohen — Daily Caller — October 30, 2014 The natives are restless, and their ire is directed against an intruder armed with taxpayer subsidies and intent on destroying as much scenic beauty and wildlife as it can get away with. Across the country, giant wind farms, among the ghastliest monstrosities ever devised by man, […]

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Renewable Energy Versus Wildlife Conservation

Energy Trends Insider — October 9, 2014 The argument goes something like this: Real environmentalist: “We should not allow the destruction of orangutan habitat for palm oil biodiesel!” Apologist: “In fact by displacing fossil fuels, palm oil biodiesel is helping orangutans, as well as everything else that is alive on the planet! Orangutans are at […]

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Earth-Friendly Energy is Anything But

Deroy Murdock — National Review — September 26, 2014 Environmentalists worship solar energy and wind power as Earth-friendly answers to their ecological prayers. Tortoises, bats, butterflies, and bald eagles beg to differ. Perhaps because solar panels and industrial wind farms lack emissions, they seem “clean.” Despite their pristine appearance, however, these “green” electricity sources hammer […]

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PA Study to Put Wind Energy on the Hot Seat over Deforestation and Bird Deaths

(Editors Note: THEY’RE FINALLY GETTING IT!!! — DQ) “With the ever-growing number of reports confirming that on-shore wind energy facilities are directly responsible for the clearing of large areas of forested land and the deaths of thousands of migratory birds, endangered bats and even eagles, we can no longer just assume that wind turbines are […]

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Scotland: Wind Turbines = Bad for Raptors

From Raptor Politics (Speaking out for Raptor Conservation Everywhere) Click to see map of wind turbine coverage in Scotland. “Quite an unbelievable amount of destruction – and for what? An unreliable and intermittent supply of electricity!”  

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NAPAW: Downloadable request for USFWS to Cancel Eagle “Take” Permits for Wind Developers

This is a plea for Canadians and Americans from North American Platform Against Wind to print and send via snail mail to USFWS regarding the 30 year horrific permit for Eagle “takes.” Just download, print, write your comments, and mail. Email comments to the bank is complete, so this is what we have to do. There are […]

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