Solar-powered geese to tackle offshore wind risks

Business Green: Migrating geese at risk of crashing into offshore wind turbines have been tagged as part of a project designed to help guide the positioning of the UK's next wave of offshore wind farms. The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) has fitted five migrating barnacle geese with solar-powered GPS backpacks, which can store enough battery power to keep the device running at night. The data will show the birds' altitude and whether they spend time resting on the sea. It will then be used ......

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