Starving Poor, Racing Cars

argylesock says… Biofuels have become a terrible error. You’re right that forests are being cleared to grow corn (maize), so the world loses forests. It’s not working out well for farmers in the poor world as you say, and not in the rich world either. I’d add something to your post here: the world isn’t short of food.

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About argylesock

I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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