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Seaweed problem could provide biofuel solution

Biofuels are controversial because they are often produced from food crops or grown on farmland, writes Paul Brown, creating extra pressure on land and forests. But a common algae found in abundance around coastlines and clogging up beaches may be the answer. Continue reading Seaweed problem could provide biofuel solution

Researchers are farming seaweed and turning it into fuel and food

Researchers from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, have started the Seafarm project which involves growing underwater algae farms on ropes. The team collect excess algae from the Baltic Sea, along Sweden’s southern coast, and then cultivate it in Continue reading Researchers are farming seaweed and turning it into fuel and food