Biodiversity

Reforestation for bioenergy: Brazil-US massive plan

Reforestation used for biomass energy is becoming a major driver to combat climate change and desertification. Brazil and US annouced a new agreement for 12 million ha

Energy crops: study shows increased biodiversity

Energy crops and in particular short rotation coppice, is being suggested to promote biodiversity while renewable energy is produced.  

5 reasons to cultivate renewable biomass

Biomass can be a good reason to reforest and cultivate perennial species on a degraded world we have changed recently. Renewable energies from perennial cultivated biomass crops can help us to promote a sustainable greener world. 

Energy crops: politics, lobbies and a biobased economy

A very recent sensationalist study from NGO Birdlife indirectly suggests to keep existing monocultures in Europe and fossil energy sources. We suggest a greener scenario where more perennial biomass crops  will reduce carbon to imprtove a bio-based economy. 

Perennial energy crops stimulate belowground fauna, new study says

Perennial energy crops and biodiversity could be benefitial for fauna in metal contaminated soils, said a very recent article published in Biomass and Bioenergy Journal (Feb 2014).