Wind turbines linked to more than 600,000 bat deaths in 2012

Another recent threat to bats is a white fungus that has killed six million American bats since it emerged seven years ago.

Wind turbines linked to more than 600,000 bat deaths in 2012

Science Recorder | Ellen Miller | Sunday, November 10, 2013

Scientists believe that bats are suffering unusually high mortality rates because of wind turbine-related deaths. In a study recently published in BioScience, scientists surveyed the number of dead bats found at 21 wind energy facilities and based on that number ran analysis and extrapolated to estimate how many bats were dying as a result of wind turbine impact in 2012... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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