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Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo inspecting a peatland clearing that was engulfed by fire in Banjar Baru in southern Kalimantan province on Borneo island.

Recent years have shown increased awareness that the use of the basic resources water, food, and energy are highly interconnected (referred to as a ‘nexus’). Spatial scales are an important but complicating factor in nexus analyses, and should receive more attention – especially in the policy-oriented literature. In this paper, we ‘unpack' the nexus concept, aiming to understand the differences between water, food and energy resources, especially in terms of spatial scales.

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to roll out the use of ethanol in gasoline nationally by 2020, state media reported on Wednesday citing a government document, as Beijing intensifies its push to boo

France will take steps to restrict the use of palm oil in producing biofuels in order to reduce deforestation in the countries of origin, French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot said on Thursday.

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Researchers at IIT - Kharagpur have developed a technology that has the potential to make biofuel manufacturing cheaper, quicker and free of pollution.

To many, cannabis is a recreational drug; to some, it is a medicine. Now, it is increasingly seen as a crop, to be grown in quantity and engineered for better traits—not just pharmacological effects, but also fiber content and the rapid, efficient growth that makes a plant useful for biofuels. This month, in a special issue of Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, researchers delve into all aspects of cannabis biology and ecology. The work sheds light on how the plant has diversified since it was first grown 8500 years ago in Eurasia.

The recent data from the National Crop Estimate Committee painted a troubling picture of the South African sorghum industry.

The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was working on a policy that would set aside $50 billion to fund and stimulate investment in production of biofuels.

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