Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Turbine fire, Australia

The Brolga is a magnificent species of crane which throws grass into the air as it leaps, the whole group joining in this joyful dance. The menacing shadow is self explanatory. this painting is by Marion Chapman, the artist from Australia featured here.

There are few places where outbreaks of fire can be more dangerous than Australia, which is just another reason why they should think twice about industrial wind turbines in the countryside there.

A turbine caught fire recently at the Starfish Hill Wind Farm, near Cape Jervis in Victoria, and nothing could be done to put out the blaze. Read more about this here:

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