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Raptors and Windmills in an Era of Climate Action

January 01, 2011 by Aleta George

In November, California voters decisively defeated Proposition 23, a measure that would have suspended our landmark law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. That was a genuine victory for the environment, but not an uncomplicated one. For better and worse, it likely means more wind turbines. And that means more dead raptors.

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Summer Breeze Makes Me Feel Fine

July 01, 2010 by Eric Simons

Summer is the season for sea breezes in the Bay Area, and no one knows that better than the kite-boarders, windsurfers, and sailors who ply the Bay every chance they get.

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Bats Threatened by Wind Power

October 08, 2008 by Jody Zaitlin

Studies elsewhere in the country suggest that bats may be suffering even more than birds as more and more windmills get built. And there are no easy answers: New, larger windmills considered safer for birds might be more dangerous to bats.

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Altamont Pass Wind Debate

April 01, 2004 by Leah Messinger

In the January-March 2004 issue of Bay Nature, Ear to the Ground covered the deaths of hundreds of raptors each ...

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Altamont Wind Resources Area

January 01, 2004 by Leah Messinger

As migrating shorebirds pass through Northern California, environmentalists hope they don’t meet the same fate as the hundreds of raptors ...

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