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Glass windows kill billions of birds

Glass windows kill billions of birds a year. Scientists are working to change that

Conservationists are trying to convince governments and building owners around the world to introduce changes to stop birds from flying into reflective glass. Experts say the solutions are surprisingly simple.
Wind energy company to pay $8 million in killings of 150 eagles

Wind energy company to pay $8 million in killings of 150 eagles

ESI Energy pleaded guilty based on the documented “blunt force trauma” deaths of golden eagles struck by fast-moving turbine blades, prosecutors said.
Pa. native’s book looks at ‘global odyssey of migratory birds,’ challenges from climate change
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Pa. native’s book looks at ‘global odyssey of migratory birds,’ challenges from climate change

It’s a difficult time to be a migratory bird, author Scott Weidensaul says — but, he adds, birds can be quite resilient.
Are California oil companies complying with the law? Even regulators often don't know
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Are California oil companies complying with the law? Even regulators often don't know

This oil and gas regulatory agency was given more resources to protect the public and environment. But with its “useless” record-keeping system and lax enforcement practices, it still struggles to hold delinquent companies accountable.
California condors get an assist from an unlikely source: A wind power company
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California condors get an assist from an unlikely source: A wind power company

Federal wildlife authorities in California are working with a wind energy company to breed the endangered birds in captivity to replace any that may be killed by turbine blades. Conservationists are skeptical.
Offshore wind power is ready to boom. Here's what that means for wildlife
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Offshore wind power is ready to boom. Here's what that means for wildlife

Climate change threatens many marine species, but some climate solutions pose risks, too. Researchers say offshore wind needs continued study and better regulations.
New Mexico mystery: Why are so many birds dropping dead?
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New Mexico mystery: Why are so many birds dropping dead?

Scientists say that the wildfires in the West combined with drought and record heat waves could be triggering one of the Southwest’s largest migratory bird die-offs in recent decades.
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