News Quiz: Why Do Wind Turbines Pose Risk For Bats?

Although the fungal white-nose syndrome is a better-known killer, wind turbines are also a threat to bats. The recent designation of the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act triggered debates over how to best protect the bats. Test your knowledge on the impact of wind turbines on bats.

Wind Energy Industry Spun Into Bat Preservation Effort

Iowa’s wind industry must deal with unwanted bat deaths as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tries to stop the slaughter of one species – the northern long-eared bat. This, despite wind turbines not being the bats’ main tormentor.