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Minimal effects of wind turbines on the distribution of wintering farmland birds.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Devereux, C. L. & Denny, M. J. H. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Energy production from wind power is increasing rapidly in Europe to help combat the threats from global warming. For example, the European Commission...

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Relative energy production determines effect of repowering on wildlife mortality at wind energy facilities.

Published online: 20 Jun 2021

Authors: Huso, M. & Conkling, T. & Dalthorp, D. & Davis, M. & Smith, H. & Fesnock, A. & Katzner, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reduction in wildlife mortality is often cited as a potential advantage to repowering wind facilities, that is, replacing smaller, lower capacity, clo...

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The distribution of breeding birds around upland wind farms.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Stephen, L. & Langston, R. H. W. & Bainbridge, I. P. & Bullman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is an urgent need for climate change mitigation, of which the promotion of renewable energy, such as from wind farms, is an important component....

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Empirical determination of severe trauma in seals from collisions with tidal turbine blades.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onoufriou, J. & Brownlow, A. & Moss, S. & Hastie, G. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tidal energy converters (turbines) are being developed in many countries as part of attempts to reduce reliance on hydrocarbon fuels. However, the mov...

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Eagle fatalities are reduced by automated curtailment of wind turbines.

Published online: 11 Mar 2021

Authors: McClure, C. J. W. & Rolek, B. W. & Dunn, L. & McCabe, J. D. & Martinson, L. & Katzner, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Collision-caused fatalities of animals at wind power facilities create a 'green versus green' conflict between wildlife conservation and renewable ene...

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Avian vulnerability to wind farm collision through the year: insights from lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus) tracked from multiple breeding colonies.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Thaxter, C. B. & Ross-Smith, V. H. & Bouten, W. & Clark, N. A. & Conway, G. J. & Masden, E. A. & Clewley, G. D. & Barber, L. J. & Burton, N. H. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Wind energy generation has become an important means to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and mitigate against human-induced climate change, but coul...

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Collision fatality of raptors in wind farms does not depend on raptor abundance.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Whitfield, D. P. & Ferrer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of wind farms is increasing worldwide. Despite their purported environmental benefits, wind energy developments are not without potential a...

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A predictive model for improving placement of wind turbines to minimise collision risk potential for a large soaring raptor.

Published online: 14 Aug 2021

Authors: Murgatroyd, M. & Bouten, W. & Amar, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With the rapid growth of wind energy developments world-wide, it is critical that the negative impacts on wildlife are considered and mitigated. This ...

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Effects of wind farms and food scarcity on a large scavenging bird species following an epidemic of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Martínez-Abraín, A. & Tavecchia, G. & Regan, H. M. & Jiménez, J. & Surroca, M. & Oro, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms are emerging as a major cause of mortality of large scavenging bird species, which may be catastrophic when they operate in concert with ot...

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Weak relationship between risk assessment studies and recorded mortality in wind farms.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ferrer, M. & Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Casado, E. & Muñoz, A. R. & Bechard, M. J. & Calabuig, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms generate little or no pollution. However, one of their main adverse impacts is bird mortality through collisions with turbine rotors. Envir...

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