Jan 18

Perspectives

The Nature of Threats to Birds

In order to find and implement solutions to aid to survival of birds, first we must identity and address the threats they face.… Read more >>

Jan 05

News

Can Wind Energy Be Bird Safe?

Traditional wind turbines kill hundreds of thousands of birds every year in the United States. New designs may offer a bird-friendly solution.… Read more >>

Jun 21

Perspectives

To Protect Birds from Wind Turbines, Look to Hawai‘i's Approach

Hawai‘i has a very different approach to wind development than the mainland United States, with strict protocols that go a long way toward protecting endangered birds and bats.… Read more >>

May 08

Perspectives

Along Lake Erie, a Passionate Voice to Protect Birds

Black Swamp Bird Observatory's Kimberly Kaufman talks about migration, bird conservation, and the dangers of wind turbines for migratory birds.… Read more >>

Mar 24

News

Report: 10 of the Worst-sited Wind Energy Projects for Birds

Hundreds of thousands of birds collide with wind turbines and power lines every year. As wind energy projects continue to spread across the landscape, we've identified ten of the worst for birds.… Read more >>

Dec 30

Perspectives

Looking Back at 2015: Milestones in Bird Conservation

The year 2015 featured several watershed moments in our efforts to bring back the birds.… Read more >>

Dec 07

Perspectives

New Policy Will Boost Restoration of Natural Resources

President Obama has directed five federal agencies to adopt regulations that would require companies to offset any impact their development projects might have on natural resources.… Read more >>

Dec 04

Perspectives

Clean Energy? Yes. But Let's Make it Bird-Smart.

Two new initiatives to spur greater investment in clean energy represent an opportunity to make sure birds and other wildlife aren't collateral damage in our fight against climate change.… Read more >>

Dec 01

Perspectives

Court Rulings Could Weaken Protections for Migratory Birds

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act may have a long history, but its current application matters now more than ever, when many bird populations are in decline.… Read more >>

Oct 28

Perspectives

How Green is the Wind Industry?

A major problem with wind power is the flawed system by which companies assess the impact of wind projects on birds. … Read more >>