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Running Head: Biodiesel Fuel 1 Biodiesel Fuel Andrew McCleskey Grantham University GS104 Introduction To Environmental Science March 14, 2011
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Biodiesel Fuel 2 I personally feel that growing oil palm trees in plantations to obtain biodiesel fuel to help cut dependence on oil and to cut CO 2 emissions is not important enough to justify burning and clearing some rain forest . The rainforest provide homes for many different species of plants and animals that necessary to maintain the ecosystem. Enough of the rainforest have been destroyed as it is to produce other goods and we need to keep what is still left. There are many other alternatives to producing biodiesel. Algae, Chinese tallow, Coconut, Rapeseed, Soy (Indiana), Peanut, Sunflower, and Hemp are all suitable alternatives for biodiesel. These alternatives can all be grown on existing farms without having to destroy any of the rain forests. (Miller & Spoolman, 2009) Rainforests are important to the global ecosystem. They provide a home to many plants and animals, they help stabilize the world's climate, they protect against flood, drought, and erosion, they are a source for medicines and foods. Because most tropical rainforest grows in
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