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Logging leftovers could be used for sustainable biofuel

Sustainability Matters

March 15, 2022

Researchers at the University of the Sunshine Coast have published a paper showing that waste from the pine-logging industry could be used as a biofuel thus reducing carbon emissions. The tops of trees and stem wood that are left behind after pine trees are harvested are considered waste but the researchers from the Forest Research Institute suggest that the leftovers from South East Queensland’s pine

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The secret life of soy

GreenBiz Group

May 21, 2021

Beef rightly gets attention when we think of the foods destroying South America’s forests, but the second-most important driver of deforestation is less known to people outside of food and agriculture. Perhaps that’s because it’s not something that ends up on our plate every meal — soy. Around three-quarters of global soy production is used to feed pigs, farmed fish, chickens and dairy

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Agriculture & Food, Forestry & Silviculture