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Wind business ethics: “A wind farm owner once told me that if there were no witnesses, it would be impossible to prove a bird had been killed by a wind turbine blade.”

An article at the UK Mail notes this statement by field biologist Doug Bell, manager of East Bay Regional Park District’s wildlife program:  “it would take 167 pairs of local nesting golden eagles to produce enough young to compensate for their … Continue reading

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Industrial wind calls it NIMBY. Perhaps! But “this problem runs from the arctic to the tip of South America — and that is one helluva big backyard!”

Replying to my thanks for introducing me to Wayne Wegner, Jon Boone said simply, “Glad you enjoy this colloquy of good people.”  What an incredible understatement. Both are highly respected, knowledgeable and multi-talented environmentalists.  They are separated by the the … Continue reading

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California has a novel idea to protect birds and bats. Don’t build wind plants where they fly! UPDATE: VIDEO SHOWS WHY!

Video link courtesy of Jon Boone: Now to the original text: According to the Californian.com, a new “Report paves way for wildlife-friendly wind power in Monterey County.” So, exactly how do they achieve this ground-breaking harmony between endangered species and … Continue reading

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