Norway’s Oslo Airport begins jet biofuel delivery for all airlines

Plantations International News Oslo Airport in Norway has become the world's first airport to offer jet biofuel to all airlines through the normal supply mechanism. The biofuel, produced from the Camelina plant, is supplied by oil giant BP’s aviation division Air BP and Lufthansa Group, SAS, and KLM have already signed agreements to purchase the fuel. Air BP has entered into an agreement to deliver of 1.25 million litres of fuel to Oslo Airport with a goal to gradually increase the volume and establish regular commercial delivery. Avinor, the managing company of Norway’s state-owned airports, and Air BP say the beginning [...]

Amazon increasing: Adaptation begins in the house

Plantations International Information Initially published on CIFOR's Woodland News. By Harry Pearl. Smallholders living along the Amazon river in Brazil have got utilized to adapting. Neil Palmer/CIATFor hundreds of hundreds of country families eking out a living in Brazil's Amazon.com tidewater, living with flooding is a day-to-day truth. However with environment modification suggestioned to speed up sea-level increase, tidal inundation is readied to intensify. Exactly how could local government aid smallholders-- recognized in your area as caboclos-- to adapt? Baseding on Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, a scientist at the Facility for International Forestry Research study (CIFOR), component of the solution could be right [...]