Wind farms at beauty spots
linked to slump in visitors



Wind farms erected in scenic landscapes could be a turn-off for tourists, according to a report.
The findings contradict previous studies which suggested the green energy schemes had no overall impact on visitors to Scotland
The latest analysis, carried out for Mountaineering Scotland, indicates there is a drop in jobs related to tourism when turbines are built in places where visitors go to experience the country’s most prized natural assets.
However, the developments could have a positive impact on areas not recognised for their scenery.
Figures show a drop in tourism-related jobs at... read more

 
12 February 2018 in Environment, Views: 60
Source: Scotsman
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