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2014 917 wind 6bThe wind turbines of the Biioxo Wind Farm are located on land that used to be cultivated. (Photo: Santiago Navarro F.)

Southern Mexico's Isthmus of Tehuantepec is the site of the largest concentration of wind farm projects in Latin America. In this interview, biologist Patricia Mora explains what environmental impact studies leave out: the real impacts on regional flora and fauna, and how those negative effects extend beyond Mexico to ecosystems in Central America.

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On the News With Thom Hartmann: It May Take a Disaster for the US to Switch to Green Energy, and More http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/26240-on-the-news-with-thom-hartmann-it-may-take-a-disaster-for-the-us-to-switch-to-green-energy-and-more http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/26240-on-the-news-with-thom-hartmann-it-may-take-a-disaster-for-the-us-to-switch-to-green-energy-and-more ]]> News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:41:00 -0400