Back to biofuel basics

13 August 2009 | Audio

What exactly are biofuels? Are they competing for resources needed to grow food and therefore causing a hike in global food prices? This and much more is explained in an interview with IUCN's Chief Scientist, Jeff McNeely. He discusses how biofuels have, in fact, been used for centuries and argues that the main concern from IUCN's point of view is how they will impact on biodiversity conservation.