Suppress the truth by shooting the messenger

[singlepic id=295 w=200 h=200 float=left]This year Natural England announced changes to their licensing policy for Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland after claiming too many duplicate and uncoordinated nest visits were being undertaken in the area, in particular on moorland owned by United Utilities Plc. This excuse is the old chestnut and has been used in the […]

Why birds crash into wind turbines

[singlepic id=296 w=300 h=198 float=right]Professor Graham Martin at the University of Birmingham said large birds of prey and sea birds are particularly vulnerable to crashing into man made structures. “There are some studies that definitely show that sizeable numbers of birds will get clobbered by wind turbines in particular locations,” he said.