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Driven by EU renewables targets, demand for biomass wood pellets is set
to soar over the next decade as utilities displace coal-fired
generation. Tim Probert explores how the industry will manage demand.
A hybrid particleboard composite may address the problem of rising
supply demand in the developing world – and help lower prices of
indigenous raw materials, say researchers at Universiti Teknologi MARA
in Selangor, Malaysia.
Maverick designer Hal Watts began his career as a mechanical engineer,
but now works across a range of disciplines on projects that examine
environmental issues. Michael Bennett discovers why wood is Watts’
When it comes to survival, a shrinking gene pool can put a whole species
at risk. Such a problem could be facing the teak tree, which, despite
increased planting efforts, is suffering from dwindling natural forests.