Biofuels, Birds and The Rainforest

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"Travelling in a car fuelled by biodiesel seems like a great, environmentally-friendly thing to do. However, if the biodiesel has come from soya planted in the Brazilian Amazon or palm oil from Indonesia, the green consumer is likely to be unwittingly driving another nail into the coffin of the world's great ecosystems." —Ariel Brunner, BirdLife Biodiversivist at Grist points us to this quote and to George Monbiot in the Guardian last week. We have said it before as well- clearing the rainforest for palm oil production is no way to keep our cars running. ::Biodiversivist at Grist