Israel Cancels Wind Turbines Project to Spare a Rare Falcon

Falcon. Photo Jonathan Meyrav

SPNI persuaded a District Committee just south of Haifa to take the lives of the rare red falcon into account for new turbine construction project in area recognized by UNESCO as ‘ecologically sensitive.’

SPNI “warned against the danger to the rare birds of prey from the turbines’ blades, suggesting that the benefit in electric power from the turbines would not justify the damage to the environment.”  Read the full article by the Jewish Press >>