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Renewable energy developments threaten biodiverse areas

More than 2000 renewable energy facilities are built in areas of environmental significance and threaten the natural habitats of plant and animal species across the globe. A University of Queensland research team mapped the location of solar, wind and hydropower facilities in wilderness, protected areas and key biodiversity areas. UQ School of Earth and Environmental Sciences lead author Mr José Rehbein said he was alarmed by the findings.  Read more...

 

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