[12th, May 2014] An Indianapolis-based biotech company plans to use $2.75 million in new funding to begin commercial production of its algae-based nutritional supplements, the firm announced Monday. Algaeon Inc. will move into an acre of greenhouse space owned by Heartland Growers at 2621 E. 186th St., in Westfield. There, the 18-employee firm plans to install more than 800 of its bioreactors, which are the devices that produce algae… Continue reading Algaeon to take big step after landing $2.75M
[12th, May 2014] Norwegian brown algae is an attractive natural salt replacer for bakery because of its fat-busting punch, says developer Valagro. Italian firm Valagro has owned Algea since 2002 – an algae business selling to food and other industrial… Continue reading Brown algae: The future of fat-busting salt replacement?
[12th, May 2014] China’s second-largest processor of seaweed has settled a multimillion-dollar investment in seaweed gathering at several beaches in South Australia. Qingdao Gather Great Ocean Algae Industry Group Co purchased Australian Kelp Products and a… Continue reading China to harvest SA kelp
[12th, May 2014] An Obama appointment to the U.S. Navy is making good on his pledge to force “green” fuels on the Navy — despite the costs to the budget and to military readiness… Continue reading Navy misfires on biofuel subsides
At times, Honeoye Lake in Richmond has looked less like a body of fresh water than the inside of a soup can.
“It was literally green pea soup,” Steve Barnhoorn, a Town Board member and a representative on the Honeoye Lake… Continue reading Two Ontario towns turn to Water Authority
[12th, May 2014] Visitors at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers might notice the scent of decay when they walk the trails. The 279-acre park is experiencing a fish kill, which tend to happen in area bodies of water as summer approaches because more… Continue reading Lee County monitoring fish kill at Lakes Regional Park
[12th, May 2014] Over the past few days, some San Diego residents have noticed an odd odor in their tap water. Now, the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) says an algae bloom is to blame. Lake Skinner in Riverside County is one of San Diego County’s water sources. According to… Continue reading Smelly Tap Water Worries San Diego Residents
[12th, May 2014] Possibly tens of thousands of fish have died in Belmar, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said. Footage from Chopper 2 showed thousands of dead fish in Shark River near the docks in Belmar on Monday… Continue reading NJ DEP: Lack Of Oxygen May Be Behind Massive Shark River Fish Kill