Tall gleaming white towers and intimidating gleaming white blades, creating energy from out of thin air—what could be more wholesome for the environment, wildlife, humankind, and the planet?! This book will help you to have a better understanding of the full impact of commercial wind power on the environment. Read this book and see if the facts mesh with your beliefs!
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About the Author
Dan Cecchini, Jr. has had a fascination with nature and the natural environment since he was in elementary school. Writing about the impact of people and technology on wildlife and wild places to inform others is important to him. He has studied wildlife and ecosystems informally and formally all of his life. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Biology and a Master's degree in Basic Science.
He has also had a lifelong interest in engineering and business and earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Operations Management.
He has served as a leader in several conservation organizations. He currently is the US Representative to the International Association of Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey and also is the Secretary of the North American Grouse Partnership and served on their Board. He is also the past President, Vice President, and Journal Editor of the North American Falconers' Association. He has been a licensed Master Falconer since 1978 and has extensive experience with raptor husbandry and management.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
For those of us who have admired the visual wonder and "green energy" promise of wind turbins, this is a wake up call that explains the realistic and often negative impact on our environment that large unregulated wind farms produce for man and the natural inhabitants of the land masses involved, and extintsion of nature in those large land masses, often with irreversable negative consequences. The only down side of this book is the author's frequent blaming Obama's administration for the yet unsolved situation. We the inhabitants of this land are all responsible for the continuation of all life in a way that insures its longivity.