Novel detection method ensures that drinking water is not compromised by algae blooms

[Germany, USA] Last August, the city of Toledo, Ohio, issued a three-day advisory telling 500,000 people in the area not to drink the tap water. The reason? A large algae bloom in Lake Erie – the city’s source of water – had Continue reading Novel detection method ensures that drinking water is not compromised by algae blooms

High demand for Spirulina in North America natural food colours market

[Canada, USA] The North America natural food colours market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1% during the forecast period 2014-2020, and reach a valuation of US$ 441.4 Mn by 2020, according to a research report, Continue reading High demand for Spirulina in North America natural food colours market

How algae can make plastic from sunshine, carbon, and a little bit of love

[USA] We build with it, eat from it, wear it, let our kids play on it, drive around in it, and decorate our houses with it. It fills our landfills, pollutes our oceans, occasionally leaches toxic chemicals into the environment, and makes your Continue reading How algae can make plastic from sunshine, carbon, and a little bit of love