Monday, August 20, 2007

New science journal focuses on sustainability

The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) and Wiley and Sons have joined forces to offer a new journal, Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biorefining. According to Bruce E. Dale, editor-in-chief from Michigan State University,

movement towards a bioeconomy presents great opportunities for forward-thinking institutions to become catalysts for beneficial change and reap the related benefits.
This journal is meant to be the forum for scientists to communicate their research related to the bioeconomy. The journal publishes peer-reviewed critical reviews, commentary, business news highlights, policy updates, and patent information.

At this time, the first issue is available online via

In addition, a related Web site with free content is being launched. Visit for free content, a links directory, and, in the future, a forum for like-minded individuals. Sign up for updates and you have a chance to win the book Renewables-Based Technology: Sustainability Assessment, edited by Jo Dewulf & Herman Van Langenhove.

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