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Some scientists continue to research the extraction of materials and energy from biomass to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

The structure of this trail set out below. On the left hand side is where you would go if you were to follow the Quick Tour trail, while on the right hand side are the extra places you will go if you follow the Scenic Route trail.

Quick Tour

Scenic Route

The Need for Alternatives
World Fossil Fuel Reserves
Condensation Polymerisaton
Mechanisms
Mechanism Comparison
Cellulose and Glucose
Cellulose as a Biopolymer
Converting Cellulose to Ethene
Biosynthesis of Polymers