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What do you learn from Ben Leachs article about the issues and concerns regarding the building of wind farms?

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  • Essay length: 474 words
  • Submitted: 28/03/2012
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GCSE Writing to Argue, Persuade and Advise

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Read Source 1, the online newspaper article called Wind farms could blight one in six beauty spots by Ben Leach.,

1) What do you learn from Ben Leach's article about the issues and concerns regarding the building of wind farms?

When reading the article the overall issues and concerns surrounding how wind farms would effect the landscape and its wildlife. As one concern mentioned in the article was "projects would spoil much-loved views."

Furthermore the issues on the building the wind farms include having a "huge impact on the iconic are of landscape". Therefore having the wind farm "violate" what is a very tranquil, distinct and beautiful landscape.

Likewise there are also issues and concerns which I learnt and encountered about how these wind farms effect wildlife. Estimating "16,000 starlings and dozens of golden plover would be killed" which are a "protected species" to this specific landscape. Meaning that this could lead to and "reduce...insignificance" of "Natural England".

From Ben Leach's article we learn a variety of things. Firstly we learn that Ben Leach has a structure which he sticks to all the way through the article. He does this so the reader has a

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