Everything works both ways, is an interesting principle of permaculture. "Every resource is either an advantage or a disadvantage, depending the use made of it." Mollison and Slay
Within an environment where there is plenty of one particular element, instead of viewing this as an negative issue, considering how the elements can be used effectively is an alternative way of thinking. Wind is an example of a disruptive element, however installing a windfarm to generate electricity would turn that circumstance into a positive.