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Brazil removes 50 tons of dead fish from Olympic waters

[Brazil] Tons of dead fish have been removed from a Rio de Janeiro lagoon where Olympic events are to be held in 2016, sparking debate among officials and scientists over what caused the mass die-off, as well as fears that the water may be unsafe for athletes. Continue reading Brazil removes 50 tons of dead fish from Olympic waters

Do biofuels still have a place in the global energy mix?

[Global] Less than a decade ago, biofuels were set to take the energy world by storm. They promised a low-carbon alternative to gasoline, while advances in algae technology were taking biofuels beyond the traditional soybeans and corn. In 2015, the contrast could not be starker. Continue reading Do biofuels still have a place in the global energy mix?

Proterro and Bunge to conduct pilot study in Brazil of Proterro’s Sucrose-production technology

[Brazil] Biofeedstock company Proterro and Bunge Global Innovation, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of global agribusiness and food company Bunge Limited (Bunge), will conduct a pilot study of Proterro’s sucrose-production technology in Brazil. Continue reading Proterro and Bunge to conduct pilot study in Brazil of Proterro’s Sucrose-production technology