Wildlife and renewable energy: German politics cross migratory bats

  title={Wildlife and renewable energy: German politics cross migratory bats},
  author={Christian Claus Voigt and Linn Sophia Lehnert and Gunārs Pētersons and Frank Adorf and Lothar Bach},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
The catastrophic nuclear meltdowns at Fukushima triggered a worldwide demand for renewable energy. As one of the few countries, Germany decided on an accelerated shift towards green energy, resulting in substantial conflicts with international conservation goals. Currently, large numbers of wind power facilities are erected in Germany, yet with unforeseen consequences for wildlife, particularly for endangered and protected bats. Presumably, more than 250,000 bats are killed annually due to… 
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