PubTalk-10/2022: Blowing in the Wind - Science to Help Understand and Help Reduce Wildlife Impacts from Wind Energy
Blowing in the Wind
Science to Help Understand and Help Reduce Wildlife Impacts from Wind Energy
by Manuela Huso
USGS, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
- A key challenge facing the wind industry is the potential for wind turbines to impact wild animals both directly, via collisions, as well as indirectly due to noise pollution, habitat loss, and reduced survival or reproduction.
- Learn about the efforts and studies that have been going on for the past two decades to measure direct mortality of wildlife from wind power development and to test ways of reducing this impact.
October 27th, 2022