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10-16-10, 01:38 PM #1
If your in favour of wind power your an animal murderer
BBC - Earth News - Wind turbines wrong colour for wildlife
A study has revealed that a wind turbine's colour affects how many insects it attracts, shedding more light on why the turbines occasionally kill bats and birds. Scientists say that turbines, most commonly painted white or grey, draw in insects. These then lure bats and birds - as they pursue their prey - into the path of the turbine blades.
Support for the idea comes from another study showing that bats are most often killed by turbines at night and in summer, when insects are most abundant.
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10-17-10, 06:47 PM #2Officer First Class
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Airplanes "murder" birds all the time too.
Shit, my Trailblazer SS took out a crow once too.
And I just "murdered" a chicken a couple days ago. It was tasty! (SERE is like #3 of PITA's shit list)
10-17-10, 08:01 PM #3
They figure out a "green" idea for energy and they're still bitchin'. Good grief.Thereís a promise I need you to make
While Iím gone you take care of the love
And Iíll deal with the hate.
Donít worry about me; Iíll be all right
Just care for your children and sleep tight
Iíll keep you safe on my watch tonight
On My Watch Tonight - Mike Corrado
10-17-10, 11:14 PM #4
I wonder what they will say when I've "murdered" Bambi'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'
ďA fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.Ē Sigmund Freud
10-17-10, 11:30 PM #5
10-18-10, 04:31 AM #6
I bet the foxes at the base of the wind turbines appreciate the catered meals.
Some lose, some win.
Originally Posted by Herzen
10-18-10, 04:35 AM #7To Live Is To Eat
IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24
And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's
There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking questions.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon
We were all born wild. It was up to our parents to domesticate us.
10-18-10, 05:50 AM #8
Bah humbug to wind turbines! Knock them all down and build something sensible, like a nuclear power station. At least that way the wildlife won't die. They may glow in the dark, but the road kill will light the highways for free.To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.
I've Talked the Talk and I've Walked the Walk, now I Sit the Sit!
It's not until you look at an Ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day, that you realise just how often they burst into flames for no reason!
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