Wind park a red herring

  • 2013-08-07
  • From wire report
TARTU - The Tartu University Marine Institute is to conduct a study to ascertain how the state-owned energy giant Eesti Energia’s planned Kihnu wind energy park, which will be located in the spawning area of Baltic herring, might affect the behavior of the fish, reports Eesti Paevaleht.If Baltic herring start to fear the wind energy generators, it might mean and end to fishing in not just the vicinity of Kihnu Island, but in the whole Parnu Bay.Tartu University senior researcher Henn Ojaver said that Baltic herring, like all herring, are very sensitive and scientists are st...
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