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The Center for Native Grasslands Management

Title: LIHD versus HILD biofuels
Year: 2007
Author(s): Gutschick, V. P.
Source Title: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
Source Type: Journal
pages: 295
Original Publication: http://  
Abstract: Low-input high-diversity (LIHD) bio fuels appear more ecologically sound than many alternative biofuel systems (LIHD biofuels: toward a sustainable future; Front Ecol Environ 2007; 5[3]: 115). However, biofuels as a group have a very limited niche in energy supplies because they are extremely intensive in use of land (habitat) and, in most cases, water (for which we are already beyond sustainable use).