'There are now only around 600 Brolga left in Victoria and SE South Australia and these are geographically (and genetically) isolated from the Brolga in Northern Australia. One of the biggest threats to these beautiful birds is wind farms being built in their habitat.'-Hamish Cumming.
'Moyne Council will also write to the state government asking it to adopt a five-kilometre setback between a wind farm and a township or city boundary, to preserve amenity and opportunities for urban growth'-Article The Standard. The council has previously determined to oppose any more wind farms in the shire until the state government adopts a range of the commissioner's recommendations.
'While increased local connectivity in ACC and rAmyg may only reflect an initial bodily stress response towards (sub-)liminal IS, we speculate that stimulation over longer periods of time could exert a profound effect on autonomic functions and may eventually lead to the formation of symptoms such as sleep disturbances, panic attacks or depression, especially when additional risk factors, such as an increased sensibility towards noise, or strong expectations about the harmfulness of IS are present'. -Markus Weichenberger, Martin Bauer, Robert Kühler, Johannes Hensel, Caroline Garcia Forlim, Albrecht Ihlenfeld, Bernd Ittermann, Jürgen Gallinat, Christian Koch, and Simone Kühn
Highly paid environmental consultants used during wind farm planning assessments, can hardly be independent, when their aim is getting proposed wind farms approved, usually at great economic and social costs to rural environments and communities. Through consultations and visiting wind farms, the Australian Wind Farm Commissioner grasps that the wind industry is destroying many areas … Continue reading Wind Farm Bird Kills ‘Should Be Revealed’
The Flinders University is conducting a wind farm noise study and the effects of noise disruption on sleep disturbance by assessing sleep in a controlled laboratory environment.
ABC's Landline television program aired a story on the development of wind farms in Western Victoria and how this 'gold rush' of wind, solar and battery farms impacts on the landscape, local people and farmers. Wind and Solar Developments are creating increasing stress and overload being placed onto the statewide grid, requiring further upgrades to … Continue reading ‘Gold Rush’ of Wind Farms in Western Victoria.