Israeli environmental group: Wind turbines endanger birds, threaten open areas

17.01.2012                      22.Tewet. 5772

Umwelt:

Israeli environmental group: Wind turbines endanger birds, threaten open areas

Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel says that if plans go through to build turbines in the Golan, northern Negev and Eilat mountains, they will place the open areas there at risk and dramatically change the landscape.

Renewable energy has found itself an unexpected enemy: one of Israel's largest environmental groups.
Though wind turbines may be helping the environment by providing a clean energy source, they also endanger birds and bats, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel said in a report released Monday on 110 threats to nature and open areas….