(Industrial, genetically engineered) Bio-fuel will destroy the planet!

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So you thought that bio-fuel was a good thing? Think again! Only if it is really small (or, perhaps, recycled from the local chip shop) can it be beautiful.

There are severe “negative social, cultural and environmental impacts of agrofuels. Although frequently heralded as a solution to climate change, large-scale monoculture crops and tree plantations (particularly in the global South) threaten food sovereignty, biodiversity and the livelihoods of farming communities.

Read more in this special issue of Seedling and on the Econexus site. See also The Guardian.

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