Farm animals are being used to prevent bird strikes as numbers of geese boom around Schiphol, one of Europe’s busiest flight hubsA group of animals has been drafted in to combat a hazard in the skies above the runways of Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, the Netherlands’ aviation hub.A six-week pilot project is studying whether a small herd of pigs can deter flocks of geese and other birds attracted to discarded sugar beet on nearby farmland. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/24/pig-patrol-amsterdam-airports-innovative-approach-to-flight-safety
Author : Senay Boztas in Amsterdam
Publish date : 2021-11-24 06:30:37
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