Tag: wind energy development

June 23, 2022

Loss of bats at turbines means loss of ecosystem services

As wind energy development increases around the world, the spinning turbines can be deadly to bats, and the ecosystem services that bats provide—like pest control—are lost with them. Researchers in...

August 18, 2017

Greater prairie chicken nests unaffected by wind energy development

As the wide-open landscapes that greater prairie chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) occupy are increasingly eyed by energy companies for oil and gas, solar and wind facilities, biologists are taking a look...