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How to avoid killing birds as wind farms expand

An estimated 140,000 to 500,000 birds die each year due to turbine collisions. Bird deaths could soar to 1.4 million per year if the U.S. Department of Energy achieves its goal of expanding wind energy to 20 percent of the country’s electricity demand by 2030.


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Author: Jack J. Lee

Source: Science News


Wind energy is surging in the United States. In 2020, turbines generated about 8 perce