A Clear Menace
The New Republic -

Minneapolis’s new football stadium could have avoided murdering hundreds of birds. The City Council voted to construct it from special glass coated in a film that birds can see. Unfortunately for the birds, however, the stadium’s managers refused to use the recommended material, saying that it would ruin the sleek, futuristic aesthetic of the building, which juts out from its pavilion like a glassy crag. More than 700 birds collided with the building last year; volunteers have found their...

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