Prioritizing Avian Species for Their Risk of Population-Level Consequences from Wind Energy Development.

Abstract

Recent growth in the wind energy industry has increased concerns about its impacts on wildlife populations. Direct impacts of wind energy include bird and bat collisions with turbines whereas indirect impacts include changes in wildlife habitat and behavior. Although many species may withstand these effects, species that are long-lived with low rates of… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150813

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