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Wind power turbines often contribute to bat deaths and habitat loss. What's more important?

Poll Results: 2,240 votes    vote on this poll
74%
Both: we need to develop safer turbines
 
9%
Bats: they need to be protected first
 
9%
Wind: we need sustainable power
 
7%
I don't know enough to say
 
2%
Other
 



Related: Even Small Wind Turbines Lower Bat Activity by Half




862 Comments   add a comment >>
Edo R.
Saturday October 18, 2014, 2:01 AM


yes

Warren Webber
Friday October 17, 2014, 1:34 PM


Live long and prosper

Jonathan Harper
Monday October 13, 2014, 7:29 AM


debate

Rhonda B.
Monday October 13, 2014, 6:49 AM


Both

Laura Morgan
Sunday October 12, 2014, 7:03 PM


I do believe this is a dilemma that needs more research and study. We need to find a proper balance because both are extremely important for the future.

astrid sunnarvik
Saturday October 11, 2014, 1:05 PM


We have to develop safer turbins and to carefully consider where to place them.

Dt Nc
Friday October 10, 2014, 11:39 PM


I am not sure how you can design wind turbines to be more bat friendly. It seems the violation of open air space may be disturbing their natural habitat, so relocation of the turbines is the easiest option.

Darren Woolsey
Wednesday October 8, 2014, 11:19 AM


Both; we desperately need to harness natural power for the sake of our present and future generations.

M.N. J.
Sunday October 5, 2014, 3:01 PM


We need a sustainable energy policy for bats to thrive, so I said both. But I am batty for bats.

Kristina May
Friday October 3, 2014, 8:36 AM


They are both equally important.



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