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New York City Passes Bird-Friendly Building Legislation

New buildings in New York City will soon include bird-friendly glass, which could save tens of thousands of birds’ lives each year during the migratory season. The New York City Council passed Int. No. 1482-2019-B yesterday, making it the largest … Continue reading

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Bird-Safe Buildings Act Reintroduced in Congress

Millions of birds die in the U.S. each year due to collisions with glass throughout the built environment. This phenomenon is not exclusive to skyscrapers; windows or any size can cause collisions, especially if they reflect large amounts of vegetation … Continue reading

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Duke Students Detail Bird-Window Collisions in Study

The bird-friendly glazing craze has taken to the college campus. Earlier this month, students at Durham, N.C.-based Duke University published a study outlining buildings and the architectural characteristics throughout its West campus that contribute the most to bird collision deaths. … Continue reading

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Bird-Safe Design Discussion Takes Flight at Fall Conference

The subject of bird-friendly glazing has been in the news frequently of late—but the topic is not new. For decades, groups and organizations have advocated for safer designs and glazing options. Michael Mesure with Fatal Light Awareness Program (FLAP) Canada … Continue reading

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