[New Zealand] For most Kiwis, seaweed does not spring to mind as a food although many of us have eaten nori wrapped around sushi. Continue reading Company harvests bounty from the sea
Bioluminescent algae is claimed to be the potential light source. Artist and inventor Daan Roosegaarde’s idea is about to make this happen.
In fact, bioluminescent plankton don’t glow all of the time. It takes energy to make the chemicals that allow them to glow.
Photo: Leanne Marshall captured bioluminescence near Rocky Cape National Park, Tasmania
[Global] Borrowing from Al Gore, it may be an “inconvenient truth” but the world is facing two massive global challenges – food and Continue reading A role for algae to combat future food scarcity
[Global] Many who aspire to eat well embrace a plant-based diet and look for things to add to it like spirulina. Continue reading Age-old superfood spirulina gets a taste makeover
[Indonesia, Thailand] Indonesia is suing an arm of Thailand’s biggest energy group, PTT, for the equivalent of more than $2 billion over a 2009 oil Continue reading Indonesia sues Thai firm for $2b over oil spill
[USA] Product developers are hotly pursuing plant-based proteins for new formulations, but their focus mostly has been on legumes Continue reading Cultivating plant-based proteins
[USA] It would certainly be quicker to list what algae can’t do than what it can. The latest breakthrough by three American universities Continue reading Algae can do pretty much anything
[Netherlands] Wageningen University & Research is working together with other research institutes and companies on the EU Continue reading Wageningen working on EU PUFAChain microalgae project
[USA] Selectmen joined a handful of other town boards Tuesday in endorsing a local entrepreneur’s pilot project to grow sugar kelp, a Continue reading Kelp is on its way: Town OK’s pilot seaweed farm
[Global] Most of us, if we encountered what was obviously a waterfall of blood, would turn tail and run. However, geologist Continue reading Scientists unravel the mystery of Antarctica’s blood falls