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Indonesia just added 1.5 billion tons of CO2 to the atmosphere, surpassing the entire USA one year emission

[Global] So far this year, Indonesia’s fires have produced more pollution than Germany or Japan does in a year. Continue reading Indonesia just added 1.5 billion tons of CO2 to the atmosphere, surpassing the entire USA one year emission

Yes, palm oil is destructive — but scientists are creating compelling alternatives

[USA] Cookies, crackers, and other prepackaged favorites are stirring up more trouble than late night munching. Between one-third and one-half of all processed foods are made with palm oil, Continue reading Yes, palm oil is destructive — but scientists are creating compelling alternatives

$50,000 NSF Award For UT Algal Bio-Chemistry Research: Innovative extraction method sources chemicals from algae instead of from imported oils

[USA] Today Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) welcomed news that The University of Toledo (UT) will receive $50,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research into commercial development of an Continue reading $50,000 NSF Award For UT Algal Bio-Chemistry Research: Innovative extraction method sources chemicals from algae instead of from imported oils

Palm Oil Now Unnecessary, Heterotrophic Algae May Fully Replace Fish Oil in Salmon Feed

[Norway] Fish oil is an ideal source of omega-3 in salmon feed, but the capacity to produce farmed salmon using fish oil as the main source of omega-3 in feed is limited, if the farmed salmon itself is to remain a rich source of omega-3. Continue reading Palm Oil Now Unnecessary, Heterotrophic Algae May Fully Replace Fish Oil in Salmon Feed