28 Nov 2011
Birds and powerlines - solutions to stop electrocution and collisions
By Adrian Long
Delegates at the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), in Bergen, Norway adopted new guidelines on how to avoid birds being killed by power line collisions and electrocutions.
Dr Markus Nipkow, Officer for Ornithology and Bird Conservation of NABU/BirdLife Germany explains how the danger of powelines to birds can be mitigated.
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