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  1. Wind Power Turbines Spin In the Galapagos Islands

    Every year, tens of thousands of tourists flock to the Galápagos Islands to experience its exquisite natural attractions. Last September, I traveled to San Cristóbal, the easternmost island in the archipelago, to see something entirely made by humans. I was there to watch a team of engineers building three 800-kilowatt state-of-the-art wind power turbines. Now the turbines are ready. Last Tuesday, a dedication ceremony took place on the hills of San Cristóbal to mark the end of the construction and testing phase and celebrate the beginning of the wind system's commercial operation. But why do …

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