Wind Turbines, Birds, and Bats
Natural Resources and Agriculture
Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
How to Cite
Warren-hicks, W. J. and Warren-hicks, W. C. 2013. Wind Turbines, Birds, and Bats. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 6.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
Wind energy produced by wind turbines is a form of green energy. Wind turbines are generally thought to be a positive force for the environment, however, they bring their own controversies to the environmentally couscous community table. Where wind turbines are not thought to contribute to global warming or cause headline news stories of mass tragedy, the turbines' blades have been consistently correlated to bird and bat fatalities.
- green energy;
- wind turbines;
- avian mortality;
- bat mortality;
- renewable energy