Korean Research Team Discovers Clue to Produce 3rd Gen Biofuel from Red Algae

A Korean research team headed by Choi In-gul, a professor at the Department of Biotechnology at Korea University, has successfully defined the fermentation process of red algae and found a clue to Continue reading Korean Research Team Discovers Clue to Produce 3rd Gen Biofuel from Red Algae

Endangered Sea Turtles Are Getting Nasty, Deadly Tumors, and We’re to Blame

In sad news for sea turtles, scientists have found that runoff from cities and farms in Hawaii is causing debilitating and deadly tumors, which are believed to be the leading known cause of death for endangered green sea turtles.

Scientists from Duke University, the Continue reading Endangered Sea Turtles Are Getting Nasty, Deadly Tumors, and We’re to Blame

Hurricanes cause estuaries to release trapped carbon dioxide

It’s hurricane season, but so far we’ve been spared from the tropical weather that causes wind damage, flooding and storm surge. Beyond the regular dangers that come with big seasonal storms, a new threat has emerged: “burping estuaries.” Continue reading Hurricanes cause estuaries to release trapped carbon dioxide

Ohio farmers group looks to modify agriculture bill

The Ohio Farmers Union (OFU) is looking to modify H.B.No.490 bill, a water quality and agriculture-related bill that is currently pending in the state legislature. As stated in the Ohio Legislative Service Commission’s bill analysis, one of the main provisions of the bill will “Transfer, effective January 1, Continue reading Ohio farmers group looks to modify agriculture bill