[USA] Most certainly not to be confused with those Yes & Know activity booklets that came with an orange-capped “invisible pen” Continue reading Grow your own artistic creations with algae-powered ink pens
[Global] For starters it’s low in carbohydrates and calories making it the perfect snack to munch away on at your desk – granted they’re not as delicious as a Percy Pig but what can you do? Continue reading 8 Reasons you should start eating seaweed
[USA] A record-breaking algal bloom continues to expand across the North Pacific reaching as far north as the Aleutian Islands and as far south as southern California. Coinciding with well above average sea surface Continue reading Record-Setting Bloom of Toxic Algae in North Pacific
[Singapore] Floating on the surface of Pandan Reservoir in Singapore’s south west are what researchers hope will be the future of cheap, real-time water quality testing.
Developed by a team at the National Continue reading Robot swans bring new advanced technology to water testing
[USA] When it comes to superfoods, Spirulina is at the top of the list. A type of microalgae that is considered highly nutritious, Spirulina Continue reading Kaitlin condon: Spirulina fruit smoothie
Pigments are colorful chemical compounds that reflect only certain wavelengths of visible light. This makes them appear “colorful”. Flowers, coral and even animal and human skin contain pigments which give them their colors. More important than their reflection of light is the ability of pigments to absorb certain wavelengths. Continue reading The Photosynthetic Life-giving Pigments
In August 2011, a sudden mass die-off of marine organisms off the coast of California, including sea stars, chitons and abalone, left scientists scratching their heads.
University of California Davis scientists first caught on to the strange event when they found thousands of purple sea urchins and other organisms dead in Continue reading Scientists may have solved 2011’s mysterious marine die-off along the Pacific coast
As summer approaches, Arava has introduced fresh organic seaweeds to its line of offerings.
According to Omer Kamp from Arava Export Growers, “While considering today’s market conditions, the prospective of these Organic Seaweeds Continue reading Organic seaweed: “The next genuine superfood”
Temperatures in the Arctic are rising faster than the rest of the world. Now, new research suggests microscopic algae could speed up warming even further.
These miniscule floating plants, which Continue reading Tiny marine plants could amplify Arctic warming by 20%, new study finds
Dropping in green food coloring (with a dash of propylene glycol and parabens) won’t do your beer—or your health—any favors. But if you insist on drinking green beer this St. Patrick’s Day, consider these five natural—and truly peculiar—ways to enjoy a shamrock-shaded beer. Continue reading 5 Peculiar Ways to Turn Your Beer Green