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Wind, a 100% clean energy source, is one of the healthiest energy options,
and one of the most compatible with animals and humans. While birds do
collide with wind turbines at some sites, modern wind power plants are
collectively far less harmful to birds than are radio towers, tall buildings, airplanes, vehicles and numerous other man-made objects. Bird deaths due to wind development will never be more than a very small fraction of those caused by other commonly-accepted human activities, no matter how extensively wind is used in the future.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-02-20 15:06:42
Alternate Title Birds and Bats
Description Wind, a 100% clean energy source, is one of the healthiest energy options,
and one of the most compatible with animals and humans. While birds do
collide with wind turbines at some sites, modern wind power plants are
collectively far less harmful to birds than are radio towers, tall buildings, airplanes, vehicles and numerous other man-made objects. Bird deaths due to wind development will never be more than a very small fraction of those caused by other commonly-accepted human activities, no matter how extensively wind is used in the future.
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Source American Wind Energy Association
Keyword Wind turbines, Wildlife, Birds, Bats, Environmental impacts
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-02-20 15:03:22
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Date Last Modified 2011-04-12 14:08:03
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-04-12 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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