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The next Cuban gristle crisis: US Navy warship powered by beef fat

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Re: Alternative fuels

" ships were almost entirely made of renewables "

not really true.........tree felling for ships wildly exceeded the growth and replanting rates.

Thats why there are few old healthy oaks in Britain - all the good ones were felled. All the old oaks alive now survived because they were diseased with rotten crowns or cores

Thats why we imported mahogany and other timbers for ship building

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