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A wind farm on Maui constructs 'Makamakaole Bird Enclosure' to protect native birds

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Wind farms pose a threat to the endangered Newell's Shearwater bird here in Hawaii. 'First Wind' is taking preventive action. They have built an enclosure, the first of its kind in the United States, to protect the birds by providing a safe breeding and nesting ground. Ryan Pierce, with 'First Wind' is here on Sunrise to talk more about the issue.

 

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