[Japan] A new research organization, the Algae Biomass Energy System Development Research Center, was established at the University of Tsukuba on July 1. The center is headed by Professor Makoto Watanabe of the University of Tsukuba. Continue reading Japanese's Algae Biomass Bioenergy Development Research Center Established
[India] The global hunger index (GHI) ranks India high with regard to proportion of calorie-deficient or undernourished population and prevalence of underweight children up to the age of five and their mortality. Continue reading Indian experts: Marine algae and their compounds as health and nutrition
[USA] Swimmers are being asked to stay out of the water at two area lakes because of a potentially dangerous find.
Toxic algae has been found once again at Grand Lake St. Marys and now at Kiser lake in Champaign County. Continue reading Kiser Lake tests high for bacteria after harmful algal bloom
[Dominican Republic] An Environment Ministry official on Tuesday said Dominican Republic’s hoteliers have no reason to panic over the seaweed reaching the beaches from the Sargasso Sea, south of Bermuda. Continue reading Dominican hoteliers need not fear Sargasso Seaweed
[South Korea] A decades-old weir set up in the Hangang River in Seoul is in hot water over what environmentalists call its outdated efficacy and increasing ecological damage, as it has recently been pointed to as a possible culprit for the threatening green tide that Continue reading Hangang weir blamed as key culprit for green tide
[Turkey] An astonishing crimson hue sweeps across the salt lake Tuz Golu in Aksaray, Turkey . The colour, caused by the algae Dunaliella salina, disappears in winter. Dunaliella salina is a type of halophile green microalgae especially found in sea salt fields. Continue reading Stunning images as ocean in Turkey becomes the new red sea