News wind energy

Striking the wind beneath migratory birds’ wings

Thu, 10/03/2016
Since wind keeps birds in the air and drives turbines that produce energy, migratory routes see regular human-avian conflict. No points for guessing who wins.

Three blades or none?

Mon, 22/06/2015
Spinning through flying space, three blade wind turbines are good for the climate, but are known to kill birds. A Spanish company may have invented a solution that will hit the market soon...Vortex Bladeless

Planning for our seas

Mon, 22/06/2015
Will H.A. Cole’s vision come true? As we move into a new era, the seas can be planned in a way where marine nature can be safeguarded while supporting economic prosperity.

Wind farm in Lesotho could cause the local...

Thu, 24/01/2013
BirdLife South Africa and BirdLife International are very concerned that the proposed development of a wind farm at Letseng in Lesotho could have severe impacts on the already declining populations of Cape Vultures and Lammergeiers.

Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Migratory...

Sat, 15/12/2012
The workshop will bring together leading experts from both the energy and nature conservation sectors to tackle bird mortality in energy infrastructure in the Middle East Region

Leading Canadian conservation groups say wind...

Tue, 23/11/2010
Nature Canada and Ontario Nature are urging Gilead Power Corporation not to build a wind turbine farm in the heart of the globally significant Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird Area.