Sunday, September 9, 2012

The Irish Windmill (and Bog) Scene & WWII Vet Creates Bird-Friendly Wind Turbine

The above two min slide show is of a  recumbent bike ride I did  to the windmills that line the ridges of Castlebar, Ireland. It comes with a surprise impromptu explanation from Paul Kelly of the bog lands that lie at the base of much of this wind turbine farm,

Because wind farms kill half a million birds a year in the USA, according to a US Fish and Wildlife estimate, my attention was raised when on my Twitter, I saw that an invention had been devised that creates power from the wind but does not kill birds.

WWII veteran creates bird-friendly wind turbine

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