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Wind turbines: Friend or foe? It’sadebateheardaroundtheglobe:Dothebenefitsofwindturbinesoutweighthenegatives?
Hereisalookatthesciencebehindclaimsthattheconstantnoisecanimpacthealth.
A quiet nuisance Outer ear Middle ear Inner ear
While infrasounds are not consciously Infrasound is sound at low semi circular
perceived, your ear is still picking up the frequency (20 Hz or less) that are canals nerves
vibrations. According to recent studies, not perceptible to the human ear.
infrasound and vibration emitted by
4
wind turbines could cause some
disruption in the inner ear. 3
cochlea

ear canal
2 ear
drum
1
Ear canal: Sound waves
Sound waves are collected by the cause the Electrical
eardrum to Fluid in the impulses are
Turbine blades usually range outer ear and are funnelled through
ough
vibrate. inner ear sent from
from 20-40 metres long the ear canal to the eardrum. stimulates the hair cells
(the length of 1-2 The bones in nerve along the
semi tractor trailors). the middle ear
4,155 endings nerves to the
transmit the
4,008 vibrations to
called hair brain.
The speed of rotation cells.
is about 19 rpm. “Wind Turbine syndrome” the inner ear.
3,319 People living within 2 km of industrial wind
turbines may be plagued by symptoms such as:
Dizzine
Dizziness
10
Installed wind
2,369 Tinnitus Stress
1,846 (ringing in the eears) Migrainess
capacity Fatigue
20

1,460
30
in Canada (MW)
40
Irritability

50
684 Trouble with Sleep disorders
60 137 198 236 322
444
memory Attention
70

80
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
SOURCES: IDÉ; CANADIAN WIND AND ENERGY ASSOCIATION SUSAN BATSFORD, GRAPHICS EDITOR/QMI AGENCY Twitter: @sbats1
Drop in motivation levels deficit

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90 1961 SOVIET SPACE CAPSULE TO AUCTION ANCIENT MEGADROUGHTS PROVIDE WARNING MILLIONS OF DEAD SARDINES FOUND IN U.S.

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that doesn’t have any free-flowing oxygen in it,”
Before blasting the first human into space Ancient megadroughts that lasted thousands Millions of dead sardines were found floating Hughan said. “There’s nothing that appears to be
100 in 1961, the Soviet Union fired off one last of years in what is now the American Southwest Tuesday in a harbour marina just south of Los out of sorts, no oil sheen, no chemicals, no sign
test flight of the tiny capsule that would carry could offer a preview of a climate changed by Angeles, puzzling authorities and triggering a of any kind of illegal activity,” he said. “As one

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Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on his historic mission.
The test capsule, Vostok 3KA-2, still scorched
modern greenhouse gas emissions, report
U.S. researchers. The scientists found these
massive cleanup effort.
“Probably 5% of the total basin harbour is
fisherman just told me, this is natural selection.”
Hughan said such incidents were rare but not
from re-entry, will be sold at Sotheby’s in persistent dry periods were different from even filled with sardines that are dead,” said California unheard of.

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“Not only are there no other examples outside Sun, which should be causing a cool period on identified by police as anchovies, died from “The issue now is cleanup because we have
of Russia of the world’s first spacecraft, this Earth. However, recent temperature statistics oxygen deprivation after being driven by a storm tons and tons of dead fish rotting and putrefying,
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