Monday, 11 February 2008

Pros and Cons of biofuels

Biofuel demand leading to human rights abuses, report claims
EU politicians should reject targets for expanding the use of biofuels because the demand for palm oil is leading to human rights abuses in Indonesia, an environmental groups claimed today.
A new report, said that increasing demands for palm oil for food and biofuels was causing millions of hectares of forests to be cleared for plantations and destroying the livelihoods of indigenous peoples.
Good one to read Lizzie! Look at the links at the bottom of the page too. Click photo for link.

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