Bird Groups and Wind Turbines Getting Along

September 26, 2013 · Print This Article

It has been widely assumed for years that two groups that don’t get along are wind capability advocates and bird protection groups. But, in a move that shows how far things have come, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is looking at installing a wind turbine at its headquarters. The Society has applied to install a 100 meter (328 foot) tower for a wind turbine near its

headquarters in Bedfordshire.

This is not a complete reversal on the part of the RSPB, and there have been cases where the RSPB has objected to wind farms. But it shows how wrong the old stereotype is. The Society’s perspective is that “renewable energy is an fundamental tool in the fight against climate change, which poses the largest threat to the long-term survival of birds and wildlife.” Furthermore, they […]

[Source] Cynthia

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