09 Sep '12, 8pm

Can A New Windmill Save Birds and Bats?

Can A New Windmill Save Birds and Bats?

Environmentalists and animal lovers are facing a conundrum when it comes to wind power. Wind turbines, with their long blades that rotate at high speeds, kill birds and bats . On the other hand, they are a cleaner alternative to fossil fuels that pollute the environment and destroy habitats. A resolution may be at hand: an inventor claims that his new wind turbine design will not kill birds or bats , will generate more power than existing turbines and will be quieter to boot. Raymond Green, an 89-year-old World War II veteran, is collecting patents around the globe for his new turbine design. Gizmag offers illustrations and a video about the new turbine, called the Compressed Air Enclosed Wind Turbine. Gizmag explains that the machine, which is shaped like a megaphone,”draws in wind through its wide entrance, pushing it into the more confined space where the turbine blades...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/can-a-new-windmill-save-birds...

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Habitat Fragmentation Is for the Birds

Habitat Fragmentation Is for the Birds

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$1m houses around the world. that or you can get a flat in Singapore.

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Can Eco-Tourism Save Wild Orangutans? (Video)

Can Eco-Tourism Save Wild Orangutans? (Video)

care2.com 14 Sep '12, 1pm

Wild orangutans on Borneo and Sumatra have decreased from 300,000 in the early 1900s to an estimated 30,000 today. Their f...

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Little is left to wonder how much longer this village will remain standing before the Singapore government decides to tear...

BirdLife: IUCN WCC Day 4: What do birds tell us about the state of biodiversity in your country?: It’s Day 4 of

BirdLife: IUCN WCC Day 4: What do birds tell us...

birdlife.org 09 Sep '12, 3pm

Today’s postcard is about our national-level information. The BirdLife Partnership of over 115 national organisations coll...

Save One Animal Or Improve The Lives Of Many?

Save One Animal Or Improve The Lives Of Many?

care2.com 16 Sep '12, 8pm

The issue is how best to protect animals, and while there is a range of opinions, the two primary polarized camps are know...

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