NOAA Photos: These Nearly-Invisible Sea Creatures Fill The Oceans With Beauty

The tiny bits of life that fill our oceans are as beautiful as the illuminated gasses that fill our universe. Here is an incredible gallery of microscopic creatures whose crystalline bodies look like stars.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Continue reading NOAA Photos: These Nearly-Invisible Sea Creatures Fill The Oceans With Beauty

Algae bloom hotspot near Fraser is a fish feeding magnet

The seas around the Fraser Coast region have been identified as an algae bloom hotspot and fish feeding magnet by researchers at the University of Southern Queensland and Griffith University.

Caused by ocean upwelling, a spectacle that involves the wind driving nutrient-rich water towards the ocean surface, the phenomenon plays a crucial role in the fishing industry by producing a readily available food source for yellow fin tuna and other Continue reading Algae bloom hotspot near Fraser is a fish feeding magnet

Antarctic algae under experimentation to produce biofuel

A team of researchers at the Central University of Ecuador studies the use of Antarctic algae to produce biodiesel to serve as an alternative source of renewable energy to fossil fuel.

Scientists working at the Faculty of Chemistry in Quito, hope to use biofuel Continue reading Antarctic algae under experimentation to produce biofuel

ABM Interview with Dr. Thierry Chopin: The age of algae

Dr. Thierry Chopin of the University of New Brunswick (UNB) admits the brown, red and green slippery, bulbous stuff covering virtually every coast in the world isn’t the most appetizing looking product for a westerner. Chopin, Continue reading ABM Interview with Dr. Thierry Chopin: The age of algae