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GM aims to protect birds at Renaissance Center

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GM aims to protect birds at Renaissance Center

DETROIT -- General Motors Co. is encouraging employees at downtown Detroit's Renaissance Center to douse their office lights at night to prevent bird deaths.

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The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/ZVsCcu ) the effort at the automaker's headquarters has led to an honor by the Michigan Audubon Society. Migratory birds pass through Detroit, and birds can crash into lit buildings at night or circle them until they're exhausted.

Sue Kelsey, GM's biodiversity manager, says the move is a precaution by the company.

GM encourages employees to turn off their lights at night during spring and fall migrations, from March to May and August to October.

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