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Brazil Biofuel: Shell Axes 'Illegal' Sugar Cane Plan

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- 2169 days ago -
A biofuels company set up in Brazil by oil giant Shell has signed a landmark agreement giving up plans to buy sugar cane grown on indigenous lands. The company, Raizen, was obtaining some of the raw material for ethanol from farmers who encroached on...

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Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:17 am
Sometimes biofuel is seen as an answer to many of our problems, it is not. With so many people going hungry in the world turning over large tracts of land to producing fuel instead of food is not an answer. We must all reduce the amount of fuel (and other resources) that we use while this is still an option.

Past Member (0)
Friday June 15, 2012, 11:56 am
This is very good news.

David C (131)
Friday June 15, 2012, 11:59 am
noted, had trouble opening site, but will search for it myself.....

Christeen A (368)
Friday June 15, 2012, 12:36 pm
Yea.Reduce use.

Robert O (12)
Friday June 15, 2012, 1:38 pm
Thank you!

Angela Weber (27)
Friday June 15, 2012, 8:10 pm
Whoever came up with biofuel was a FOOL! It ONLY makes sense if true waste products are used, but of course GREEDY people would screw around with ecologically solid plans and do whatever needed to make as much money as possible. EVILNESS!

June Castro (0)
Friday June 15, 2012, 8:21 pm CORRECT LINK FOR ABOVE ARTICLE!

Good news!

Kerrie G (116)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 5:08 am
Noted, thanks.

Florence Eaise (132)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 12:05 pm
noted thanks

Monica D (580)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 9:08 pm
Thus sounds good. Go car-free if you can ....
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