Israeli biotech firm says it has modified eucalyptus trees so they could displace the fossil fuel industry.

This article titled “The GM tree plantations bred to satisfy the world's energy needs” was written by John Vidal, environment editor, for on Thursday 15th November 2012 11.58 UTC

It's a timber company's dream but a horrific industrial vision for others: massive plantations of densely planted GM eucalyptus trees stretching across Brazil, South Africa, Indonesia and China, engineered to grow 40% faster for use as paper, as pellets for power stations and as fuel for cars.

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