04 Mar '17, 2am

Hundreds Of Birds Are Expected To Die From The Vikings' Stadium

Hundreds Of Birds Are Expected To Die From The Vikings' Stadium

Years ago people warned that building a giant stadium made of glass smack in the middle of an important flyway for migratory birds would be a death trap for them. And now they have proof that they were right. The controversy started back in 2012, when the design for the Minnesota Viking’s new stadium in Minneapolis was made public. Concerns were raised not only about the stadium’s location on the Mississippi Flyway , but also about the planned use of nearly 200,000 square feet of highly-reflective glass that was expected to be deadly for birds who wouldn’t be able to see it. Bird advocacy organizations, ornithologists and the public stepped in with calls to make the design bird-friendly , but the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and the Vikings did nothing. Now, according to a study released by the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis , Minnesota Citizens for the Protection...

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