The Algae Index: A guide to Edible Seaweeds on the Maine Coast

There are over 250 species of sea vegetable (marine macroalgae or seaweed) in the Gulf of Maine. While most are technically edible, only 11 are commercially harvested; these include reddish-purple dulse (Palmaria palmata); long, golden-brown kelp (Saccharina latissima, Laminaria digitata, and Alaria esculenta); thin green sea lettuce Continue reading The Algae Index: A guide to Edible Seaweeds on the Maine Coast

NSF CAREER Program Funds Butler’s Pioneering Research Using Algae and Bacteria for Wastewater Treatment

The influential National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program has awarded Assistant Professor Caitlyn Butler of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Continue reading NSF CAREER Program Funds Butler’s Pioneering Research Using Algae and Bacteria for Wastewater Treatment