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New Study Provides Most Comprehensive Analysis Ever of Bird Fatalities at Wind Energy Facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2014 Media Contact: Lauren Flinn,, 202-448-8780 New Study Provides Most Comprehensive Analysis Ever of Bird Fatalities at Wind Energy Facilities  Cell Towers, Buildings, Other Threats Are Much Greater  Washington D.C. – A comprehensive peer-reviewed study released today provides the most detailed analysis to date of the impact of bird fatalities......

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New Resource: Issue Brief on Prairie Grouse and Wind Energy

Need a concise summary of the issues surrounding prairie-chicken, sage-grouse, and wind energy? Look no further than the latest AWWI Issue Brief, which focuses on the current status of prairie grouse species in the Great Plains region of the US. The Brief describes research (both ongoing and planned) and conservation strategies being employed to protect......

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Request for Information on Detection and Deterrence Technologies

AWWI has made available a Request for Information (RFI) regarding available and in-development technologies intended to detect and deter birds and/or bats in the vicinity of wind turbines. The purpose of this RFI is to gather information about detection and deterrence technologies; specifically the state of research and product development around the detection and deterrence of birds......

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AWWI Receives DOE WINDExchange Outstanding Partner Award

AWWI was honored to receive the Outstanding Partner Award from the U.S. Department of Energy WINDExchange program, presented at the WINDExchange Summit on May 5, 2014. The award was given for “continuing efforts and successes in supporting responsible development of wind energy while protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat.” Thank you to DOE for recognizing the......

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AWWI Releases Call for Abstracts for NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X

AWWI has released the Call for Abstracts for the upcoming NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting X, to be held in Broomfield, CO, the week of December 1, 2014. The call for abstracts solicits proposals for oral presentations, panels, or posters on the latest wind-wildlife research. AWWI will accept the abstracts, which will be reviewed by a panel of......

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AWWI Publishes Climatic Change Paper: Thinking Globally and Siting Locally

American Wind Wildlife Institute Publishes Climatic Change Paper: Thinking Globally and Siting Locally: Renewable Energy and Biodiversity in a Rapidly Warming World  (WASHINGTON D.C. – May 1, 2014) The American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) published a new paper in the scientific journal Climatic Change titled Thinking Globally and Siting Locally: Renewable Energy and Biodiversity in......

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