Biofuels Boom Could Fuel Rainforest Destruction, Researcher Warns

Saturday, February 14, 2009 - 19:35 in Earth & Climate

Farmers across the tropics might raze forests to plant biofuel crops, according to new research. "If we run our cars on biofuels produced in the tropics, chances will be good that we are effectively burning rainforests in our gas tanks," she warned.

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