Daily Archives: October 25, 2009

Biofuel Displacing Food Crops May Have Bigger Carbon Impact Than Thought

A report examining the impact of a global biofuels program on greenhouse gas emissions during the 21st century has found that carbon loss  from the displacement of food crops and pastures for biofuels crops may be twice as much as … Continue reading

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Protected Alaska Habitat for Polar Bears

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  proposes that 200,000 square miles (518,000 sq km) of coastline and shallow Arctic Ocean waters be designated as critical habitat for threatened polar bear. The area, which would be the largest ever designated for an … Continue reading

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