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€3.9 million from the French government to build microalgae farm for renewable energy

On the salt marshes of the Ile Saint-Martin at Gruissan in the Aude region of France, the Salinalgue project is designed to develop the processes involved in microalgal culture so that green energy can be harvested from these tiny plants. As an alternative to Continue reading €3.9 million from the French government to build microalgae farm for renewable energy

Stark IPCC Climate Report Shows The Time For Talking Is Over

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is set to publish the “synthesis report” of its fifth assessment period, drawing on three individual working group reports already published on: the physical science of climate change; climate impacts and adaptation; Continue reading Stark IPCC Climate Report Shows The Time For Talking Is Over

Cyanotech Adds 2,280 Solar Array Panels; Reduces Greenhouse Emissions by 791 Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide Per Year and Annual Electricity Costs by 10 Percent

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Oct 31, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Cyanotech Corporation (nasdaq capital market:CYAN), a global producer of effective, natural microalgae nutritional supplements, announced the installation of its new solar array by Neighborhood Continue reading Cyanotech Adds 2,280 Solar Array Panels; Reduces Greenhouse Emissions by 791 Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide Per Year and Annual Electricity Costs by 10 Percent

The disaster we’ve wrought on the world’s oceans may be irrevocable

[EU] In the great halls of La Boqueria, Barcelona’s central market, tourists, foodies and cooks gather every day to marvel at the fresh food, like pilgrims at the site of a miracle. The chief shrines are the fish counters, Continue reading The disaster we’ve wrought on the world’s oceans may be irrevocable

Can CO2 be a green chemical? Yes, when derived from biofuels and other sources

Carbon dioxide is ever – more a green-natured agent when applied in a growing number of industries. Further, it is often difficult to think of carbon dioxide as a green chemical or gas, when at first blush, CO2 is indeed the greatest… Continue reading Can CO2 be a green chemical? Yes, when derived from biofuels and other sources

Green crude: The quest to unlock algae’s energy potential

[USA] Tiny Columbus, New Mexico (population, 1,678) is hot, flat and uncrowded — an ideal place to launch a new green revolution in agriculture. That, in essence, is what a well-funded startup company called Sapphire Energy wants to do: It is turning a 300-acre expanse of desert scrub into the world’s largest algae farm designed to produce crude oil. Continue reading Green crude: The quest to unlock algae’s energy potential