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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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Wind tipping curves - assessing the anchorage and wind load of urban trees by motion monitoring.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Rust, S. & Göcke, L. & Detter, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

To date, the anchorage and wind load of urban trees can only be assessed in static load tests. These are complex and expensive, and the reliability of...

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Hotspots in the grid: avian sensitivity and vulnerability to collision risk from energy infrastructure interactions in Europe and North Africa.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Gauld, J. G. & Silva, J. P. & Atkinson, P. W. & Record, P. & Acácio, M. & Arkumarev, V. & Blas, J. & Bouten, W. & Burton, N. & Catry, I. & Champagnon, J. & Clewley, G. D. & Dagys, M. & Duriez, O. & Exo, K. M. & Fiedler, W. & Flack, A. & Friedemann, G. & Fritz, J. & Garcia-Ripolles, C. & Garthe, S. & Giunchi, D. & Grozdanov, A. & Harel, R. & Humphreys, E. M. & Janssen, R. & Kölzsch, A. & Kulikova, O. & Lameris, T. K. & López-López, P. & Masden, E. A. & Monti, F. & Nathan, R. & Nikolov, S. & Oppel, S. & Peshev, H. & Phipps, L. & Pokrovsky, I. & Ross-Smith, V. H. & Saravia, V. & Scragg, E. S. & Sforzi, A. & Stoynov, E. & Thaxter, C. & Steelant, W. van & Toor, M. van & Vorneweg, B. & Waldenström, J. & Wikelski, M. & Žydelis, R. & Franco, A. M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind turbines and power lines can cause bird mortality due to collision or electrocution. The biodiversity impacts of energy infrastructure (EI) can b...

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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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Greater impacts of wind farms on bird populations during construction than subsequent operation: results of a multi-site and multi-species analysis.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Stephen, L. & Douse, A. & Langston, R. H. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There has been a rapid increase in the development of renewable energy because of the need to combat climate change. One of the most widely used techn...

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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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Factors affecting carcass detection at wind farms using dogs and human searchers.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Domínguez del Valle, J. & Cervantes Peralta, F. & Jaquero Arjona, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of detection dogs to effectively monitor bird and bat fatalities at wind farms is becoming increasingly popular. All studies to date agree tha...

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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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A pathway for citizen science data to inform policy: a case study using ebird data for defining low-risk collision areas for wind energy development.

Published online: 18 Jun 2021

Authors: Ruiz-Gutierrez, V. & Bjerre, E. R. & Otto, M. C. & Zimmerman, G. S. & Millsap, B. A. & Fink, D. & Stuber, E. F. & Strimas-Mackey, M. & Robinson, O. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The research and conservation community has successfully harnessed the wealth of ecological knowledge found in unprecedented volumes of citizen scienc...

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