Wind farms threaten sea life

| 20/11/2008

(Radio Netherlands): A Professor based on the Dutch island of Texel has been looking into the issue of wind farms and their impact. He says is worried by the 200 decibels of noise generated by hammering the foundations’ 4-metre-diameter concrete piles into the seabed. "We’ve measured the sound generated by the construction of the wind farm off the coast near Egmond aan Zee. Porpoises could die as a result of the noise experienced up to about one kilometre away," he said. Go to article.

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