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Forests to fall for food and fuel

November 23, 2008 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Phil Dodd for this article from BBC News.
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Demand for land to grow food, fuel crops and wood is set to outstrip supply, leading to the probable destruction of forests, a report warns.

The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) says only half of the extra land needed by 2030 is available without eating into tropical forested areas.

A companion report documents poor progress in reforming land ownership and governance in developing countries.

For full article, visit:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/science/nature


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