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Aviation Biofuels: Mega-Refinery Threatens Local Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Paraguay, New Case Study shows

29 Mar, 2022

Omega Green agrofuel (biofuel) refinery in Paraguay is one of largest agrofuel refineries in the world and the first one in South America Low demand for aviation agrofuels in Paraguay means that fuel will be produced for other people’s planes while local populations and ecosystems bear the consequences Problematic monoculture crops, such as soybeans and the cultivation of pongamia trees in fuel production for aviation add fuel to the fire of land conflicts Paraguayan Chaco region already suffers from one …

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