Indirect Land Use Change from biofuel production: implications for biodiversity
Author: Bertzky, M., Kapos, V., Scharlemann, J.P.W.
Date Published: August 2011
This JNCC-commissioned report highlights biodiversity impacts of indirect land use change caused by biofuel production. Increased demand for biofuels to achieve renewable energy targets is putting pressure on biodiversity worldwide. The research highlights a new and so far little understood threat: the impact of indirect land use change on biodiversity.