Whales are dying off North America’s west coast — And it could signal trouble deep in the ocean

[Canada] In only one week, the corpses of four humpback whales have been found along Canada’s west coast, fueling questions of whether their deaths are connected to a recent uptick of whale and other marine animal deaths in Alaskan waters. Continue reading Whales are dying off North America’s west coast — And it could signal trouble deep in the ocean

Masdar Institute students innovate in sync with nature

[Abu Dhabi] Emirati students at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology are playing a key role in the UAE’s water, food, and environmental security thanks to their innovative research.

The PhD candidates, Ahmad Al Harethi, and Alya Al Tunaiji, are part of separate Continue reading Masdar Institute students innovate in sync with nature

Using fungi to harvest microalgae for biofuels

[South Africa] Microalgae are a promising feedstock for biofuels, but current methods of harvesting and dewatering them are unsustainable. Now researchers have shown that growing the algae with certain filamentous fungi to form lichens can reduce both cost and the energy input. Continue reading Using fungi to harvest microalgae for biofuels

GPM Reminds Investors of the Upcoming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit On Behalf Of Solazyme, Inc. Investors

[USA] Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) reminds investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Solazyme, Inc. (“Solazyme” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SZYM) investors who purchased the Company’s securities between February 27, 2014 and November 5, 2014, inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors have until August 24, 2015 to file a motion to be Continue reading GPM Reminds Investors of the Upcoming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit On Behalf Of Solazyme, Inc. Investors