Friday, August 14, 2009

Thousands protest against Shetland Wind farm

A large proportion of islanders have come out against the proposal to put 150 turbines (145m high from tip to base). Read more on

Peat is a carbon sink - peat bogs have been called the "rain forests" of the northern latitudes. This turbine site is 11 miles long by 7 miles and would turn a wild and treasured landscape into an industrial power station. Visit the website to understand better how crucial it is to win this battle.

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