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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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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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Researchers aim to lessen clash between raptors, wind turbines

Phys.org — April 20, 2012 Golden eagles love Pennsylvania’s ridge-and-valley region. The hunched-up topography, with its long linear corridors running southwest to northeast, makes a perfect thruway for their spring and fall migrations. Sustained updrafts along the ridge crests are a particular boon to these and other large raptors, who rely on lift for soaring […]

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