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spruce bark beetle

  • n  small beetle that likes to bore through the bark of spruce trees and eat the cambium which eventually kills the tree
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  • When Life Gives You Beetle-Killed Forests, Make Biofuel
    There hasn’t been much upside to the rash of infestations of pine and spruce bark beetles in the forests of the Rocky Mountains. Now, a group of researchers from Colorado says it can process beetle-killed trees into biofuel that can be mixed with gasoline for use in combustion engines like those in most cars and trucks—and the U.S. Department of Agriculture just awarded them a $10 million grant ...
    Nov. 11, 2013 - Takepart.com via Yahoo! News

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