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With turbines packed this densely, wind farms can be a significant cause of mortality to flying animals. But do they cause more harm than the carbon-based energy sources they replace?

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winter snow photography examples

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from WIRED UK

Human pylons carry electricity across Iceland

Icelandic Power line stanchions. I wonder if there could be an equally imaginative wind farm equivalent?

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from The Independent

Offshore wind farms create 'reef effect' perfect for wildlife

Offshore wind farms create 'reef effect' perfect for marine wildlife - especially seals - “Things like barnacles and mussels will settle on hard structures and then that in turn will attract other marine species and it builds up over time.”

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Lightnings, hurricanes, tornados and supercells by storm chaser Camille Seaman

WOW~~ Alien landscape: This Low Precipitation Supercell develops with tops climbing to ft; the rotation was so great that it formed a beautiful swirling barber pole formation which rapidly transformed into a lovely mesocyclonic (rotating) cloud Read more:

Pacific Orca is reportedly the largest wind farm installation vessel in the world.

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The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools. ~Henry Beston

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from BBC News

In pictures: Rare clouds observed

Lenticular clouds were also seen over the moors at Oxenhope near Bradford. Mr Hudson said: "The bigger the hill or mountain range the air travels across, the more spectacular the lenticular cloud".

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larger but running between the veg area to the cider press and for a wind buffer along with smaller espalier pear to the SW.

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