MARINE LIFE LIKES OFFSHORE WIND
Seals flock to offshore wind farms to feed; "As far as we know this is the first study that's shown marine mammals feeding at wind farms," explained Deborah Russell.
Brook Hays, July 21, 2014 (UPI)
“…[M]arine life thrives on and about the structures that comprise offshore wind farms…Fish, crustaceans and other aquatic life make their homes on and near the giant columns that stretch from the sea's surface to the ocean floor…[L]arger sea creatures have flocked to these structures in search of prey, and new research shows that some of the most frequent visitors are seals…[M]arine biologists tracking a group of 11 seals found the pack routinely visited two wind farms, one off the coast of Germany and the other near the southeastern coast of England. When visiting, the seals' movements showed they traveled from turbine to turbine, looking for vulnerable prey that had made a home of the artificial reefs…” click here for more