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The True Cost of Biofuels

A major study published by The Nature Conservancy and University of Minnesota concludes that land clearing releases 17 to 420 times as much carbon dioxide as is replaced by using the biofuel produced from that cleared land. (more…)

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Colombia: Ecocide for Fuel

The expansion of agrofuel mono-cultures, mainly for biodiesel, is threatening the lives, livelihoods and lands of Afro-Colombian and peasant communities and indigenous people Introduction by Almuth Ernsting, Biofuelwatch Below is a new email alert against human rights abuses and deforestation in Colombia which are linked to palm oil, much of it now grown for biofuels. […]

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