Growing microalgae in a building’s walls

AS demand for microalgae grows, so too does the need for space to grow them, and researchers in France have proposed a novel idea of growing algae in vertical panels on the facades of buildings.

Algae have a high oil content, meaning that they are in demand for biofuels, as well as for some natural-based… Continue reading Growing microalgae in a building’s walls

Combining algae and salmon: Chile’s aquaculture ripe for innovation, says Rabobank

The industry’s profit margins rose for the fifth quarter in a row during the first quarter of this year, giving the industry its second quarter of long-awaited profitability said the Dutch investment bank in a newly released report on the salmon industry.

Now, “the key question is what farmers will do with this cash flow in an environment with relatively limited organic growth options,”… Continue reading Combining algae and salmon: Chile’s aquaculture ripe for innovation, says Rabobank