Wind Energy and Africa’s Vultures Co-Exist | glObserver Global Economics

A lot of people see wind energy as one of the key solutions to conference Africa’s growing energy request and mitigating climate change. As a result, wind farms are by presently under construction or are being planned in a lot of nations across sub-Saharan Africa.

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The initial is ensuring that wind farms are not developed in areas where vulnerable species occur. This can be done by building sensitivity maps that highlight the best and worst locations at a very broad scale of where to place wind farms within a country. A map like this has been successfully completed for South Africa by BirdLife South Africa and the Endangered Wildlife Trust.

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