[Australia] Coralline red algae have existed for 130 million years—in other words since the Cretaceous Period, the time of the dinosaurs. Continue reading Coralline red algae have existed for 300 million years longer than previously presumed
[Australia] International scientists gathered in Hobart to develop a strategy for monitoring seaweed Continue reading International scientists discuss importance of macroalgal ecosystem at meeting in Tasmania
[Australia] Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, are an ancient lineage of bacteria that occupy a vast variety of habitats, from Continue reading How can we use fluorescence and artificial intelligence to better control blue-green algal blooms?
[Australia] USC biologist Dr Nick Paul has studied seaweed for 20 years. He and his university colleagues have been talking to Continue reading Queensland researchers lead push for new ‘superfood’ seaweed industry
[Australia] A father and son team — Bernard and Benjamin Port Louis — have started to transform seaweed into liquid fertiliser. Continue reading Father-son team harvesting seaweed in Seychelles to produce fertiliser
[Australia] A two-year study by University of Queensland researchers has found the amount of algae on a coral reef is Continue reading Combination of light and temperature naturally regulate algal abundance
[USA, Australia] The biggest question in the fight against global warming may not be whether humans can wean themselves off fossil Continue reading UC Davis researchers study ways to reduce methane in cow belches
[Australia] If you think algae is slimy, green and, well, boring — think again. The humble microorganism has been given a neon makeover Continue reading Vivid Sydney gets Living Lights with neon algae
[Australia, USA] Certain sea slugs suck raw materials from algae to provide a lifetime supply of solar-powered energy, according to new Continue reading If sea slugs take ‘eternal energy’ from algae, can we?
[Australia] The world’s largest coral reef system, visible even from outer space, has lost half of its coral in the past two years. The Great Continue reading Half of the great barrier reef has died since 2016