Eco Living & Technology

How to prevent hundreds of millions of bird deaths

Wind generators are often blamed for bird deaths, however few realize that hundreds of millions of birds die on impact with glass surfaces worldwide every year according to statistical projection by German bird protection agencies. As glass surfaces expand so do bird deaths but simple measures could prevent many of them. A free guide by the Swiss Ornithological Institute Sempach entitled 'Bird-friendly building with glass and light' presents the basics of bird-friendly building design.