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Joyce Hawkes, PhD, a biophysicist and cell-biologist by training, is a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science and author of 36 scientific publications. After a near-death experience, she embarked on an exploration of indigenous healing traditions in Southeast Asia and now teaches energy healing at the interface of science and spirit.Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins
I am grateful to Ms. The restoring of soil fertility avoiding the fumigant usage, and in the meantime the generation of income from non-edible vegetable oils, assure the ethical, economic and environmental sustainability of the solution. Soil quality for intensive agriculture: conference pro ceedings, , Proc. This method provides a quick and simple result that can give use ful information about the process, but it cant be considered exhaustive to describe it. For the third year of experimentation, the authors decided to dedicate more land to the tobacco, limiting the space available for the traditional oilseed crops. This reference situation should be derived from statistical time series for land use . Method for assessing impacts on life sup portfuction LSF related to the use of fertile land in life cycle assessment LCA. Fatty acid methyl esters FAME for diesel engines. To maximize the biofumigant effect, green manuring of the Brassicaceae bio mass was carried out when the crop reached flowering. Despite its proposed benefits, the land sparing approach has been heavily critiqued in a body of peer-reviewed literature. Even if some issues are still challenging, second generation biofuels make wider the feed stock portfolio for biofuels avoiding competition with food. Please note times listed are Pacific Time Zone. Hydrocarbon plant New source of energy for future. Annalisa Jacobson, BA Cell-Level Healing facilitator, is an endorsed associate of Joyce Hawkes, Along with healing for physical, mental, and emotional issues she has experience with chemical dependency conditions. HOW can we evaluate the sustainability of the biodiesel? According to Bhagwat et al. The cultivation and green manuring of the Brassi caceae is expected to improve soil quality, providing soil pest control and organic matter to land. International Journal of LCA ; 7 6 In regions such as Indonesia there are relatively few pristine areas and agricultureforest mosaics now comprise much of the landscape Koh et al. As a consequence, complex relationships which describe soil quality and how it can be improved or at least maintained, could be simplified through the analysis of agronomic practices that influence organic matter. Desjardins, B. Conservation and enhancement of soil quality. Sustainability analysis of oil production for biofuel should assess the different impact on land use of intensive and extensive cultivation, should consider the not linearity in produc tion yield and in generated impacts and should express the complex equilibrium that guar antees the biodiversity conservation. Mehmet Oz on Oprah Radio. Finally, vehi cle emissions from biofuel combustion are commented in Chapter 14 This book overviews social, economic, environmental and sustainable issues by the use of biofuels. The quest for further land for agricultural production has already caused significant habitat loss and fragmentation, posing substantial threats to the worlds biodiversity, forests and ecosystems Goklany, Brassicacee, un Baluardo Sotterraneo Contro i Nematodi. Rispoli, C. The ultimate goal of the project is the sustainable production of biodiesel with a contemporary rescue of marginal soils. Further, most endangered species, including the iconic Sumatran tiger, tapirs and clouded leopard have not been detected in oil palm plantations. Joyce Hawkes at Omega. However, closer analysis revealed that while habitat modification did not have a significant effect on the distribution of most of the species it had a profound impact on the rarer species. Energy policies in Brazil related to climate change and CO2 emission abatement are overviewed in Chapter Environmental consid eration and assessment of biofuels are given in Chapters 10 and Even if third countries that play a significant role in provid ing feedstock for EU consumed biofuels are not required to implement the requirements of the RED, the compliance with the biofuel sustainability requirements must be guaranteed by the EU Member States who count imported biofuels towards their national renewable ener gy targets, where such fuels are counted towards renewable energy obligations and where they receive financial support. Due to the impacts of forest clearance on the dis tribution of various taxa, many authors e. Dynamic soil quality depend on land use and management practices and its also described through use-dependent properties among which organic matter, soil structure, infiltration rate, bulk density,water and nutrient holding capacity, biological factors micro and macro organisms. From the agricultural point of view, the study has been focusing on alternative feedstock and good management practices to increase biomass yields keeping a high soil quality or even rescuing soils not suited anymore for edible crops. For example, Barlow et al. In: Scarcity and growth revisited: natural resources and the environment in the new millennium. Soil or ganic matter changes resulting from tillage and biomass production. Indicators of social and economic impacts have also been developed with the aim to give a result responding to the three pillars of sustainability. The PE-Gabi database includes several land quality parameters as inventory flows based on this approach. They concluded that variations among fragments added substantial species diversity to the butterfly assemblage in Bornean rainfor ests. So, in order to evaluate the quality, considering the difficulty in measuring functions directly, soil properties are considered indicators to characterize soil quality and to plan the best manage ment practices in order to avoid degradation of soils. However, biodiversity is an important issue and should be part of the land use impact assessment. No-till can increase earthworm popula tions and rooting depths. Since , an nually, the Conference of the Parties COP takes place and in , with the occasion, the. Degree of stakeholder acceptance and suitability for communication in a business and policy contexts has been also evaluated. The use of this semi-quantitative tool allows running several what-if scenarios which results could be useful to drive decisions taken in the project. These modified landscapes successfully provide habitat elements and ecological processes needed for species persistence outside of a primary forest habitat. Land Use impact assessment for agronomic system In relation to biofuels, land use translates not only into land occupation for a certain time, but also in possible perturbation of soil quality trend. Land use issues 2. Mil i Canals method to evaluate land use impact is suitable to be used and improved meas uring land quality with different indicators.
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Thus, although land sparing is a weak strategy, and can only be applied under a limited set of circumstances, it can have positive outcomes for nature conservation Ewers et al. In contrast, wildlife friendly farming may be more appropriate for species whose densities persist even when their intact natural habitats are converted in this manner Mattison and Norris, As a conclusion, to identify land use impacts LANCA quantifies changes of different as pects of land quality using the influence of the land use on different ecosystem functions. The au thors set up a crop rotation between a cover crop with naturally biocidal effects B. Similarly, Perfecto et al. Indeed, soil organic matter dynamics are governed largely by the decomposition activity of soil born organisms which include the decomposition of organic materials, mineralization of nu trients, nitrogen fixation, as well as suppression of crop pests and protection of roots. Promote biodiversity across the landscape using buffer strips, small fields, or contour strip cropping. Furthermore, bird communities in the oil palm and rubber plantations are reportedly extremely similar. This method provides a quick and simple result that can give use ful information about the process, but it cant be considered exhaustive to describe it. Chiavetta, P. According to this school of thought, the authors tested the possibility to halt the marginalization of conta minated soils introducing a crop rotation system between a Brassicaceae, able to fight nem atodes and improving soil organic matter at the same time, and a promising oilseeds nonedible crop, the tobacco plant. Agri coltura, ;34 5 This variability is not only linked to the chosen crop but also to the site, to the agricultural practices, the. Thus, the high use of agro-chemicals, such as fertilizers, which is required for land intensification, could have detrimental effects on biodiversity, although extensive integrated land management could enhance profitability and benefit native vegetation Moll et al. Policy strategies will be needed to increasingly shift abandoned or low biodiversity value marginal lands to this kind of ecologically-friendly practices. Also five endpoint methods are selected, but all of them are considered too immature by the ILCD Handbook to be recommended. Experimental design was thought to produce oilseeds from N. While the carbon sequestration and conservation value of old growth and undisturbed primary forests is well established, less than pristine human modified landscapes also have considerable conservation and carbon storage potential. Fischer et al. These fuels will be obtained from genetically engineered crops that release a lesser amount of carbon dioxide during combustionthan that absorbed from the atmosphere for their growth . Even if some promising studies on biodiversity within land use have been proposed see for instance [35, 36] ,the functionality approach seems to show more links towards an ap plication in practice. International Jour nal of LCA ; Which nutrient management? In relation to some B. International Journal of LCA ; 12 1 : Each criterion has been specified through a number of sub criteria. In this scenario the aim of the pro duction is not only the oilseeds harvest, but also the maintenance and if possible the rescue of the full soil functionality. After this work has been published by InTech, authors have the right to republish it, in whole or part, in any publication of which they are the author, and to make other personal use of the work. To set up an agronomic proposal in compliance with the project objectives and the current needs of sustainability in this field, the authors studied a feedstock sustainable production plan facing the issues which follow: 1. Joyce Hawkes Joyce Hawkes, PhD, a biophysicist and cell-biologist by training, is a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science and author of 36 scientific publications. Beltsville, Maryland. WHAT are we going to produce? Figure 3. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture ;7 3 4. You may book a distance appointment with Annalisa by choosing her as a provider below. Biofuels in clude fuels deriving from biomass conversion, solid biomass, liquid fuels and various bio gases. The authors also checked the weed-sup pressive effects of Brassicaceae. Oil crop choice To face the ethical and economic problem of using edible crops for biodiesel production pur poses, the authors made a selection of the most promising crops to be introduced in the Mediterranean zone among the non-edible ones, taking into account that currently the Med iterranean basin comprises also slightly-arid lands . Similarly, in North Borneo there is reportedly little difference in butterfly diversity between primary and logged forests, but marked differences in the composition of butterfly assemblages between the two habitats. They also provide vital habitats for species that cannot persist in the absence of native vegetation. An example of a simple method to roughly evaluate a process, mostly from an economic point of view, is to calculate the Net Energy Balance NEB that measures the difference be tween the amount of energy available after the transformation process and the total energy used to produce the fuel. Authors choose to set tillage, nutrient and irri gation management at the lowest level suggested by the good agricultural practices as explained in paragraph 5. Uncovered ground leads to increased wind and water erosion, drying and crusting and im poverishment of soil carbon. Mineola, N. Research by Berry et al. Pest management Soil born pest, and nematode in particular, are the main issues of marginal soils chosen for the agronomic system to be tested by the authors. In such a scenario there is widespread evidence that heterogeneous, designer landscapes provide greater biodiversity benefits than intensively managed monocultures Fischer et al. Theplants grown in succession of B. Ground water replenishment: input data required are soil texture, type of land use, precipi tation, evapotranspiration, distance surface to groundwater and declination Biotic production: depends on declination, spoil texture, skeleton content, nutrient supply, water supply, mean annual temperature and erosion sensibility. In particular, the authors are studying agricultural practices and their influence on soil qual ity related to biomass culture on marginal soils.
Dyer, Raymond L. Desjardins, Suren Kulshreshtha, Brian G. McConkey, Xavier P. After this work has been published by InTech, authors have the right to republish it, in whole or part, in any publication of which they are the author, and to make other personal use of the work. Any republication, referencing or personal use of the work must explicitly identify the original source. Notice Statements and opinions expressed in the chapters are these of the individual contributors and not necessarily those of the editors or publisher. No responsibility is accepted for the accuracy of information contained in the published chapters. The publisher assumes no responsibility for any damage or injury to persons or property arising out of the use of any materials, instructions, methods or ideas contained in the book. ISBN Barnab, R. Bucchi, A. Rispoli, C. Chiavetta, P. Porta, C. Bianchi, C. Pirola, D. Boffito and G. Dyer, R. Desjardins, B. McConkey, S. Kulshreshtha and X. Hughes, William R. Gibbons, Bryan R. Moser and Joseph O. Rich Environment Preface Biofuels are gaining public and scientific attention driven by high oil prices, the need for en ergy security and global warming concerns. There are various social, economic, environ mental and technical issues regarding biofuel production and its practical use. This book is intended to address these issues by providing viewpoints written by professionals in the field and the book also covers the economic and environmental impact of biofuels. This text includes 14 chapters contributed by experts around world on the economy, eviron ment and sustainability of biofuel production and use. The chapters are categorized into 3 parts: Feedstocks, Biofuels, Environment Section one, focuses on the sustainability and economy of feedstock production. Chapters 1 and 2 discuss the sustainability and biodiversity of land use for biofuel crops. Chapter 3 gives a case study on rapid expansion of soy production in a region of Argentina. Chapter 4 assesses biofuel feedstock production in Canada by farm energy analysis. Chapter 5 ana lyzes the processes of biofuel production using waste carbon dioxide and solar energy. Chapter 6 presents a case study on social and economic development caused by oil palm plantation in Indonesia. Section 2, Chapters analyzes biofuel systems. Chapter 7 evaluates the sustainability of biofuels via life cycle and integrated sustainability modeling and analysis with considera tion to temporal and spatial dimensions. Chapter 8 overviews the logistics of bioenergy sys tems, with particular attention to the economic and sustainability implications of the different transport, processing and energy conversion systems for heat and power genera tion. Chapter 9 discusses efficiently converting biomass to biofuels and value-added coproducts. Section 3, Chapters gives environmental analyses of biofuels. Environmental consid eration and assessment of biofuels are given in Chapters 10 and Evaluation of gaseous emissions by the use of biofuels is presented in Chapter Energy policies in Brazil related to climate change and CO2 emission abatement are overviewed in Chapter Finally, vehi cle emissions from biofuel combustion are commented in Chapter 14 This book overviews social, economic, environmental and sustainable issues by the use of biofuels. It should be of interest for students, researchers, scientists and technologists in bio fuels. I would like to thank all the contributing authors for their time and efforts in the careful con struction of the chapters and for making this project realizable.