Lurking red tide bloom generates gloomy outlook

The largest red tide bloom recorded in Florida waters since 2006 is lingering in the Gulf of Mexicoand could move south over the next few days.

Red tide, caused here by Karenia brevis, can cause fish kills, make shellfish unsafe to eat and cause respiratory issues in marine mammals, sea turtles and humans… Continue reading Lurking red tide bloom generates gloomy outlook

Protein rich super smoothies with microalgae: Allma’s high hopes for chlorella

Microalgae supplier Allma tells BeverageDaily.com why it believes nutrient-rich ‘super algae’ chlorella has a big future in juices and smoothies as it inks a supply deal with Frulact… Continue reading Protein rich super smoothies with microalgae: Allma’s high hopes for chlorella

National Oceanography Centre’s ‘ferrybox’ algae research

A ferry bound for Spain helped researchers from Southamptonshed light on the growth of harmful ocean-going organisms.

A team from the National Oceanography Centre fitted a specially-equipped “Ferrybox” to the Pride of Bilbao while it travelled between Portsmouth and Bilbao… Continue reading National Oceanography Centre’s ‘ferrybox’ algae research

The disaster we’ve wrought on the world’s oceans may be irrevocable

[EU] In the great halls of La Boqueria, Barcelona’s central market, tourists, foodies and cooks gather every day to marvel at the fresh food, like pilgrims at the site of a miracle. The chief shrines are the fish counters, Continue reading The disaster we’ve wrought on the world’s oceans may be irrevocable

Algae industry groups’ Carr presses EPA to include algae carbon capture in final emissions rule

As U.S. EPA holds a series of public hearings on its Clean Power Plan this week, stakeholders will have the opportunity to argue their cases before senior agency officials. During today’s OnPoint, Matthew Carr, executive… Continue reading Algae industry groups’ Carr presses EPA to include algae carbon capture in final emissions rule