Impact assessment of the European biofuel directive on land use and biodiversity.


This paper presents an assessment of the potential impact of the EUs biofuel directive on European land use and biodiversity. In a spatially explicit analysis, it is determined which ecologically valuable land use types are likely to be directly replaced by biofuel crops. In addition, it is determined which land use types may be indirectly replaced by… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2010.02.022


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