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Thermal Cameras Help Track Birds and Bats Near Offshore Wind Turbines
by Julia John
With the growing popularity of wind power as a renewable enregy source, an increasing number of turbine blades are spinning at offshore facilities, posing threats to birds and bats flying past. At a coastal site by Portland, Maine, researchers are testing how thermal camera technology can help track where these animals fly and how to reduce turbines' impacts on them.
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