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Biofuels displace indigenous people

Biofuels displace indigenous people Biofuels displace indigenous people Justin Bergman Associated Press May 15, 2007 Indigenous people are being pushed off their lands to make way for an expansion of…

UN warns on dangers of bioenergy

UN warns on dangers of bioenergy UN warns on dangers of bioenergy mongabay.com May 9, 2007 Biofuels offer "an extraordinary opportunity" to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but could make "substantial…

Dutch will demand rainforest-friendly palm oil

Dutch will demand rainforest-friendly palm oil Dutch will demand rainforest-friendly palm oil mongabay.com April 27, 2007 In a report scheduled to be released today, the Dutch government will outline criteria…

Cargill busted in the Amazon rainforest

Cargill busted in the Amazon rainforest Cargill busted in the Amazon rainforest mongabay.com March 26, 2007 Brazilian authorities have shut down Cargill Incorporated's deepwater soy export terminal on the Amazon…

Why is palm oil replacing tropical rainforests?

Why is oil palm replacing tropical rainforests Why is oil palm replacing tropical rainforests? Why are biofuels fueling deforestation? Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com April 25, 2006 [Update] In a word,…

Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb

Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com January 4, 2006 Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb according to figures released by…
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